June 2019
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My Ride to Summer

There is so much to do in the Ann Arbor - Ypsilanti area in the summer. From festivals to dining to enjoying the great outdoors, TheRide can get you there!
Have a Library Card? Ride TheRide for Free on Weekends!
Starting June 15, in partnership with the Ann Arbor District Library and the Ypsilanti District Library, we are happy to bring back Free Ride Weekends with your valid library card. Just show your library card when you board the bus and ride FREE every Saturday and Sunday June 15 - August 31. 
Independence Day Service
TheRide does not operate service on Independence Day - Thursday, July 4. Regular service resumes on Friday, July 5. More info about our Independence Day Holiday Schedule coming soon.
Take ArtFairRide From Briarwood Mall!
The Ann Arbor Art Fair is around the corner! As you make your plans, don't forget about ArtFairRide! For only $1.50 each way, you can park at Briarwood Mall and take our service to/from the Art Fair. 
Commuter Challenge: Congrats, Winners!
You biked, walked, bused and carpooled to work while challenging your coworkers to see who had the most alternative commutes. Now, see who won the 2019 Commuter Challenge! 
Take TheRide to Restaurant Week!
There's still time to enjoy Restaurant Week and TheRide can get you there! Check out all of the great participating restaurants and plan your trip.
Upcoming Events
TheRide will be at the following upcoming events. Stop by, say hi, and learn about our services:

Friday, June 14, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Mayor's Green Fair, Main St. Ann Arbor
Monday, July 15, 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Townie Street Party
Thursday, July 18 - Sunday, July 21: Take ArtFairRide Shuttle to/from Briarwood Mall to the Ann Arbor Art Fair!
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! 
Ashok Says...
"I arrived in Ann Arbor in 1978 and used the dial-a-ride service. Now, I ride the bus every day. It gets me everywhere I need to go!"
Take AirRide to the Airport!
As you make your plans for your summer, don't forget about AirRide! AirRide can get you between Ann Arbor to Detroit Metro Airport for just $12 each way with advance reservation. 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.
Sign up for MyAlerts
It's Construction Season! Sign Up for MyAlerts!
The orange barrels are out, which means only one thing - it's construction season! With construction comes detours. Be sure to stay in the know and sign up for our MyAlerts system. 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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