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Ypsilanti Transit Center Study

Published: Thu, 10/05/2017 - 5:19 PM

A study has been initiated by the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) to assess the Ypsilanti Transit Center (YTC). The goal is to learn how riders, local businesses, and community members understand and use the Ypsilanti Transit Center as their transit center. 

TheRide to Implement Summer Service Schedule

Published: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:20 AM

ANN ARBOR, MI –  The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) is implementing its summer service schedule that will go into effect on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

TheRide Announces Public Comment Period for Proposed Service Adjustments

Published: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:12 AM

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) has announced a public comment period for proposed service adjustments. The adjustments are a result of a scheduled review and evaluation of services, including those implemented during the first phase of the Five-Year Transportation Improvement Plan. As part of this review, TheRide noted an increase in overall ridership year to date of 5.7% in fiscal year 2017 with the biggest gains coming from weekend ridership.

Regional Transit Authority Unveils Its Draft Master Plan

Published: Wed, 06/01/2016 - 11:02 AM

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The Regional Transportation Authority of Southeastern Michigan (RTA) just released its draft Master Plan to the public.

How does this impact you?

Some of the potential transit options outlined in the plan could make it easier for you to get to work in Ann Arbor.

  • Regional rail between Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Detroit
  • Bus Rapid Transit on Washtenaw Avenue

Other plan elements include a regional fare card and technology, AAATA-SMART Bus Connection, regional airport service, rail feeder service and much more.

Bus Service Improvements Coming May 1!

Published: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:09 AM

Starting Sunday May 1, 2016 there will be improvements to TheRide's bus service.  Please visit http://therideyourway.org for details.

 
Bus Service Changes Starting May 1, 2016:

The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Lights and Reflective Gear for Your Alternative Commuter

Published: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 11:32 AM

Picture this: You are racking your brains for the perfect gift for your loved one this holiday season.

Now picture this: Your loved one bikes, walks or buses to work in the dark without lights or reflective gear.

Problem solved!

Give your loved one the gift of visibility with some lights or reflective gear for their alternative commute.

No matter if they bike, bus or walk, a little bling goes a long way.

Here are some great light up gift items to consider: 

What you need to know when there’s snow

Published: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:38 AM

While it hasn't snowed much yet, chances are we'll see the white stuff flying at some point soon.

Here are some great resources on how to deal with the snow when it comes our way: 

Snow Resources for Different Communities

If you live in Ann Arbor, check out a2gov.org/snow for all sorts of snow-related resources and to track snow plows in real time.

If you live in Ypsi, you can go here to check out the rules for sidewalk snow removal.

3 Things To Know About ExpressRide

Published: Thu, 10/15/2015 - 11:52 AM

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As we gear up for the Commuter Challenge, we're putting together a series of posts with info about your commuting options.

If you live in the Canton or Chelsea area, listen up because this ones for you.

You’re Invited! Regional Transit Open House, May 18th, EMU Student Center

Published: Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:55 AM

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You're Invited! Regional Transit Open House, May 18th, EMU Student Center
Is Regional Transit Important to You?

Attend a Regional Transit Open House
May 18th, 1-7:30pm, EMU Student Center

The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is designing a regional transit system that will provide seemless connections to destinations around and between Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties.

New to Downtown Ann Arbor? Check out our Commuting Guides!

Published: Wed, 09/16/2015 - 11:58 AM

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New to Downtown Ann Arbor? Congrats on starting your new job!

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