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August 2019
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Head Back to School with TheRide

It's easy to plan your trip with TheRide to wherever you need to go! Learn how you can take TheRide to school and activities.
Fall Service Schedule Begins August 25
We are introducing two-way service on several routes and adding FlexRide on-demand service in Pittsfield Twp. with our new Fall service schedule that starts on August 25. Check out the new Ride Guide!
Take Route 61 & 67? Starting August 26, take FlexRide - Pittsfield Twp.!
Attention Route 61 & 67 riders! Starting on August 26, those routes will be served by FlexRide! FlexRide 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!
Football season is back starting August 31 and TheRide can get you to every home U of M Football Game for just $1.50 each way! Learn all of the details.
Labor Day Service
We do not operate service on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day. Service resumes on Tuesday, September 3. Learn about our HolidayRide and NightRide as alternative options to get where you need to go. 
August 15 Board Meeting & FY20 Budget Public Hearing: Moved to TheRide Main Office
The August 15 Board Meeting and Public Hearing regarding the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget will be held at TheRide's main office: Dawn Gabay Operations Center, 2700 S. Industrial Highway, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. 
 Ride TheRide for Free on Weekends with Library Card!
There's still time to ride TheRide for FREE with your library card! In partnership with the Ann Arbor District Library and the Ypsilanti District Library, you can ride FREE every Saturday and Sunday with your valid library card through August 31. Just show your library card when you board the bus. Be sure to look for Codes for the summer library games while riding. 
Fiscal Year 2020 Budget - Public Review
TheRide's Fiscal Year 2020 budget is available for review and feedback. Feedback is accepted through August 15. If you are interested in reviewing and providing feedback, we're hosting a public hearing on Thursday, August 15 at the Dawn Gabay Operations Center (2700 S. Industrial). Learn more about this meeting and find out how to provide feedback if you can't attend.
Upcoming Events
TheRide will be at the following upcoming events. Stop by, say hi, and learn about our services:
 
Saturday, August 24, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Joseph Dulin Day, 591 Armstrong, Ypsilanti

Friday, September 6, 2:00 pm. - 6:00 p.m.: U of M Festifall, Corner of N. Ingalls and Washington
 
Wednesday, September 11, 10:00 a.m. .- 2:00 p.m.: WCC Welcome Day, Student Center, First Floor

Thursday, September 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: U of M Earth Fest, Central Diag

 
CTN Summer REC&ED Camp TV Presents..TheRide!
We're thrilled to be CTN's Community Partner for their Summer REC&ED Camp. Students learned to develop and produce a news show featuring TheRide. Check out the show, complete with interviews with our CEO, Matt Carpenter and other staff members. 
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! 
AirRide
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 MyAirRide.com and be sure to sign up for MyAlerts to have the most up to date information on route times.
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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Our mailing address is:
Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority
2700 S. Industrial Hwy.
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
Phone:  734-996-0400
Email:  Marketing@TheRide.org

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