The Kingston Connection (RIPTA Transit Service) has been updated for the 2015 Fall semester. Getting around campus is easier than ever with RIPTA! Please visit RIPTA for a detailed listing of all services.
210 Flex Bus – Available from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. weekdays and 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Stops will be made at the Memorial Union, Graduate Village and Fine Arts Parking Lot. You may board at any of the marked Flex Stops. Scheduled pickups may be made 48 hours in advance by calling 1-877-906-FLEX. You may also board at designated time points according to the Flex Service Schedule.
211 URI Blue Line Bus – Serves Plains Road and Keaney Parking Lots connecting them with Upper Campus and the URI Student Memorial Union. The 211 from the Plains Road Lot runs 7:26AM, 7:33AM, 7:40AM, then every 7 minutes until 11:10AM, then every 9 minutes until 5:19PM, and every 14 minutes until 7:11PM. The 211 from the Keaney Lot runs 7:15AM, 7:22AM, 7:29AM, and every 7 minutes until 10:59AM, then every 9 minutes until 5:08PM, and every 14 minutes until 7:00PM. The FlexZone 211 Schedule contains more information. 211 services are provided Monday through Friday, while school is in session. No service on Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays.
Campus Hill Climber Service – During peak commuting hours, the Hill Climber runs in a continuous loop. It makes regularly scheduled stops at two convenient locations: Plains Road Parking Lot and Upper College& East Alumni Road. Hill Climber Service runs every 11 minutes starting from 8:27AM through 9:55AM, then every 11 minutes starting from 10:16AM through 12:, then every 11 minutes starting from 12:51PM through 1:45PM. Hill Climber service is provided Monday through Friday, while school is in session. No service on Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays.
Kingston Train Station Service – Please refer to the RIPTA bus schedules for Route #64 bus which operates weekdays and Saturdays, or the Route #66 bus which operates weekdays and weekends.
RideShare with RIPTA – AlterNetRides is proud to provide a ridesharing service for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority. Simply select your destination and sign up for free on the web. You will be asked questions about your destination, point of origin and schedule and in moments you will be connected with others in your area with similar schedules wanting to rideshare to the University. It’s fast, simple and WORKS!