January 2019
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Happy New Year!

TheRide wishes you and your family a happy new year!
January Service Changes
TheRide's Winter service schedule goes into effect January 27. There will be new schedules for six routes, including Route 4 which will see an increase in Sunday frequency to every 30 minutes plus a new start time from the YTC! Learn all of the details and be sure to pick up a new Ride Guide!
Take TheRide to Restaurant Week!
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is here! As you're making your lunch or dinner plans, remember that TheRide can get you there.
Virtually Autonomous Wheelchair Securement - Coming Soon!
TheRide is excited to launch a pilot program bringing virtually autonomous wheelchair securement to 10 of our buses. Stay tuned for more info on this!
Making Spring Break Plans? Don't Forget AirRide
As you dream about warm weather and make your plans for spring break, don't forget that AirRide can take you to and from the airport. For only $12 each way with advance reservation, AirRide can take you from Ann Arbor to DTW airport. Save the hassle of driving and parking at the airport by taking AirRide. Get started at and be sure to Sign up for MyAlerts to have the most up to date information on route times.
Conquer the Cold is Here - Join in the Fun!
Conquer the Cold is a winter commuting event for employees in the Greater Ann Arbor Area that rewards participants for logging their cold weather alternative commutes in the month of January. Learn more and sign up to log your commutes!
Winter Weather Safety Tips
Winter weather is here and we want to help keep you safe! Learn our safety tips for taking TheRide in the winter months. Winter conditions may cause delays, be sure to sign up for MyAlerts to know if your route is delayed or on detour due to road conditions.
Help Us Celebrate TheRide!
TheRide is celebrating 50 years of serving our community in 2019 and we want to hear from you! Tell us your favorite memories over the years with TheRide! We may use your memory in our marketing materials.
Upcoming Events
TheRide will be at the following upcoming events. Stop by, say hi, and learn about our services:
Tuesday, January 1 - 31: Log your commutes in our Conquer the Cold challenge!
Wednesday, January 23, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Winter Welcome Back Day, Washtenaw Community College - Student Center

DeArron Says...

"On behalf of the MDen and especially our staff who benefit from the get Downtown program, we are pleased to say that we have happily been involved with the program for almost 8 years. The program has helped our company save money and has helped our staff to easily get around town with no hassle. The program is easy to use and very beneficial."

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Follow Us on Social Media!
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We Want to Hear From You!
Do you want to tell us about your great experience with TheRide? Send us an email at with details. We may feature you in a future newsletter or our marketing materials!
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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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