RIPTA Postpones Public Hearings Scheduled for Tomorrow, February 13, 2024

Due to Impending Winter Storm

 

Pawtucket Public Hearing Rescheduled for Tuesday, February 20, 2024

 

Providence, Rhode Island, February 12, 2024… The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that public hearings in Pawtucket scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13, 2024, have been postponed due to the impending winter storm. The hearing has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 5:30pm at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center. RIPTA will begin holding public hearings today in all five Rhode Island counties on proposed service changes due to its critical driver shortage. For more information on the proposed changes, visit RIPTA.com/PublicHearings.

 

Updated Schedule for Public Hearings

The public hearing schedule is as follows:

 

 

Monday, February 12, 2024

Barrington Public Library

281 County Road, Barrington

Times: 12:30pm – 2pm & 5:30pm – 7pm

 

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

CANCELLED DUE TO WINTER STORM

Pawtucket Public Library

13 Summer Street, Pawtucket

Times: 12:30pm – 2pm & 5:30pm – 7pm

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Providence Foundation

30 Exchange Terrace, Providence

Times: 12:30pm – 2pm & 5:30pm – 7pm

 

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Newport CCRI Auditorium

One John H. Chafee Blvd., Newport

Times: 12:30pm – 2pm & 5:30pm – 7pm

 

Monday, February 19, 2024

URI Memorial Union, Room 360

50 Lower College Road, Kingston

Times: 12:30pm – 2pm & 5:30pm – 7pm

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

West Warwick Public Library

1043 Main Street, West Warwick

Times: 12:30pm – 2pm & 5:30pm – 7pm

 

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 – **New Date! New Location!**

Blackstone Valley Visitor Center

175 Main Street, Pawtucket

Time: 5:30pm – 7pm

 

For more information on schedules or other RIPTA services, please call 401-781-9400 or visit ripta.com

Opening statements are expected Monday in former President Trump's criminal trial in New York. The six alternate jurors have been seated and the 12 jurors are already in place. The former President is accused of falsifying business records in order to cover up payments allegedly made to an adult film star just prior to the 2016 election.       New York police say the man who set himself on fire outside the Donal Trump trial drove from Florida to New York City earlier this week. The man had some papers with him that detailed conspiracy theories involving local politics. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.       President Biden is taking jabs at Donald Trump while rallying union workers in Washington, D.C. Biden delivered remarks at an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers conference on Friday, where he said some people, including Trump, "learned the best way to get rich is inherit it." He also said those people " learn that paying taxes is for working people, not the super wealthy."        The House is expected to vote for final passage of House Speaker Mike Johnson's foreign aid package over the weekend. The House approved a rule vote today to begin debate on individual bills to provide military aid for Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan. In an unusual move, Democrats voted with Republicans to advance the legislation as many conservatives voted no.        The FAA and United Airlines are investigating a video that appears to show a Colorado Rockies staff member in the cockpit during a flight. The incident happened during the team's April 10th chartered flight from Denver to Toronto. In the video posted on social media that has since been deleted, an unauthorized person appears to sit in the pilot's seat. United Airlines says at least two pilots have been removed from the job.       Horror film "Abigail" is looking to take the top spot at this weekend's box office. It's expected to make between 12-million and 15-million-dollars in its first weekend. "Abigail" is expected to just beat out last week's winner "Civil War" for first place.