public transportation http://ripr.org en AAA Study Finds Alarming Rates Of Drowsy Driving http://ripr.org/post/aaa-study-finds-alarming-rates-drowsy-driving <p>Triple A is out with a study that should be a wake-up call for those who drive while drowsy.&nbsp; The problem of sleepy driving is more prevalent than you might realize.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A study on sleepy driving commissioned by Triple ‘A’ finds that 28 percent of motorists reported being so tired in the past month they had a hard time keeping their eyes open.&nbsp; Motorists between the ages of 19 and 24 were the most likely to report driving drowsy.&nbsp; Elderly motorists and those between the ages of 16 and 18 were least likely to drive drowsy.</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:10:18 +0000 Flo Jonic 24319 at http://ripr.org AAA Study Finds Alarming Rates Of Drowsy Driving Hearing in Tiverton to consider RIPTA bus service http://ripr.org/post/hearing-tiverton-consider-ripta-bus-service <p>The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority will hold a hearing Monday on restoring bus service to Tiverton.&nbsp; Tiverton hasn’t had bus service in nearly five years. It was suspended when weight limits were placed on the Sakonnet River Bridge.<br> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:10:38 +0000 Flo Jonic 12086 at http://ripr.org Hearing in Tiverton to consider RIPTA bus service RIPTA seeks input on changes to bus service http://ripr.org/post/ripta-seeks-input-changes-bus-service <p>The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is considering changes to its bus service and wants the public to weigh in. The transit authority is considering two alternatives to how it’s running now.</p><p>RIPTA marketing director Amy Pettine says the changes won’t add costs to running the transit system, but could expand service in some much-needed parts of the state. She says this includes a new route proposed for Woonsocket and better coordination with commuter rail.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:54:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 10534 at http://ripr.org RIPTA seeks input on changes to bus service