RIPTA cuts bus trips amid driver shortage

THE R.I. Public Transit Authority on Thursday announced it will be reducing the frequency of trips on 19 bus lines due to a shortage of drivers. /PBN FILE PHOTO /ELIZABETH GRAHAM
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority is cutting the number of daily trips on certain bus routes because they don’t have enough drivers. The state transit agency on Thursday announced plans to temporarily reduce trip frequency on 19 routes beginning Oct. 22. By reducing the number of trips on certain routes, RIPTA hopes to…

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