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RIPTA is considering removing Metacom Avenue as a bus route due to lack of ridership.

RIPTA considers eliminating bus stops on Metacom Avenue

RIPTA considers eliminating bus stops on Metacom Avenue

Due to lack of ridership, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is considering eliminating Metacom Avenue in Bristol as a bus route. That announcement was made by Mark Therrien, assistant general manager of planning for RIPTA. The Metacom Avenue route is one of several “routes that are not that productive,” said Mr. Therrien. “We’re looking

Tiverton, Little Compton bus needs take spotlight

TIVERTON, LITTLE COMPTON — Triggered by the opening of the new Sakonnet Bridge, and the looming possibility of tolls, sentiment for public transit in these two communities is resurfacing. The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority [RIPTA] says it’s studying the question. As part of  its data-gathering, it has scheduled a meeting for next Monday, March

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