September 2019
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Welcome Back, Students!

We're excited to have you back in town and look forward to taking you wherever you need to go. Learn about special offers for students and start planning your trip at
Fall Service Schedule in Effect!
If you haven't already, be sure to pick up the latest Ride Guide for Fall 2019. You'll learn info on route changes and details about our new FlexRide service in Pittsfield Township.
FlexRide Now Serving Pittsfield Twp.!
FlexRide has now replaced Routes 61 & 67. It is a shared-ride transportation service that connects to TheRide's fixed-route system and other destinations. 
Take FootballRide to Home U of M Football Games!
Take TheRide's football shuttle service to every home U of M Football Game for just $1.50 each way! Learn all of the details.
What Do You Choose?
TheRide wants your help in fine tuning creative and new ways we can improve the public transit experience. Join us at an input session at the Ypsi Whittaker Rd. Library, the Ypsilanti Transit Center, or the Blake Transit Center. Find out when these sessions are and how you can provide your feedback.
Public Input Wanted on Long Range Plan
TheRide is developing plans for our future and want your feedback on transportation needs. We will be hosting public input sessions in October. Check soon for more details!
Tips on Becoming a Bus Riding Pro!
New to riding TheRide? We're here to help! Find out some helpful tips to help you learn to ride the bus like a pro.
Take AirRide to the Airport!
Save the hassle of driving and parking at the airport by taking AirRide. AirRide is a convenient service that can take you from Ann Arbor to Detroit Metro Airport and back. Get started at and be sure to sign up for MyAlerts to have the most up to date information on route times.
Upcoming Events
TheRide will be at the following upcoming events. Stop by, say hi, and learn about our services:

Thursday, September 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: U of M Earth Fest, Central Diag
Friday, October 4, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Health & Info Fair at Carpenter Place Apartments (3400 Carpenter Rd, Ypsilanti)
Larry Says...
When I retired in 2007 as a public school teacher, I passed the car keys to my still working wife, Jeanne.  My newly retired goals were to work part-time, volunteer with a non-profit and frequent "senior happy hours." All three of which were available to me in downtown Ann Arbor - and the AAATA bus service provided the transportation for me to get downtown and back home. The AAATA bus service continues to be an important component of my transportation options. 
50 Years of Memories
Do you have a favorite memory of taking TheRide? We want to hear from you! We're celebrating 50 years of serving our community in 2019 and we're gathering stories from our riders. Tell us your favorite memories over the years with TheRide! 
Sign up for MyAlerts
Sign Up for MyAlerts to Receive Email Notifications About Your Route!
Stay in the know and sign up for our MyAlerts system to receive email notifications if your route is on detour. It’s free and you can pick which routes you want info on. Sign up today
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Follow Us on Social Media!
Are you on social media? We are too! Head on over to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and follow us @CatchTheRide!
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Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority
2700 S. Industrial Hwy.
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
Phone:  734-996-0400

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