Parking and Transportation Services

44 Lower College Rd. Kingston, RI 02881 – Phone: 401.874.9281 Fax: 401.874.4553

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Kingston Connection

The Kingston Connection (RIPTA Transit Service) has been updated for the 2013 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 7:23am, 7:30am, 7:39am, then Every 8 Minutes until 4:51p.m., then Every 15 Minutes until 6:57p.m. Keaney Lot runs 7:19am, 7:44am, 7:51am, 8:00am, 8:08am, Then Every 8 Minutes until 5:00p.m., Then Every 15 Minutes until 7:09 p.m.  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 from 8:37am through 1:49 p.m. 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!


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