October 2019
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Help Shape the Future of Transportation!

TheRide is developing plans for our future and we want your feedback on transportation needs. We will be hosting public input sessions in October and November. Learn when the sessions are and find out how you can provide feedback.
TheRide's Michelle Whitlow Awarded Manager of the Year
We're proud to announce that Michelle Whitlow, TheRide's Manager of Purchasing, was recently awarded the honor of Manager of the Year by the Michigan Public Purchasing Officers Association. Congratulations, Michelle on the honor!
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.
Join Our Team!
Are you interested in a new career? TheRide is hiring! Learn about our open positions and find out how you can apply to join our team.
TheRide Wins Prestigious Budget Award
TheRide was honored to recently be awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the second year in a row. Learn more about this honor.
Ann Arbor on Best Cities to Live Car-Free List
Ann Arbor was recently included in City Lab's list of Best U.S. places to live car-free! Find out more.
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, October 31, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Treat Parade, Blake Transit Center
Thomas Says...
"TheRide has been a huge boon as a commuting student to the University of Michigan. With super friendly staff and amazing bus service, TheRide is absolutely the answer to anyone traveling to and from campus."
Visit Us at the BTC During the Treat Parade!
TheRide staff will be handing out treats at the Blake Transit Center during the Main Street Area Association's Treat Parade on Thursday, October 31 from 11am - 3pm. We'll have candy and non-edible treats - stop by and say hi!
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
Follow us on social media
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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Our mailing address is:
Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority
2700 S. Industrial Hwy.
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
Phone:  734-996-0400

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