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Winter Bus Commuting = Better than Driving? Comic Has the Answer.

Published: Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:14 PM

 

Local artist Bruce Worden is here to show us how winter bus commuters Conquer the Cold. Check out his awesome comic below!
Cartoon strip. A man chooses to ride the bus over unburying his car piled in snow.

Park Downtown or Take the Bus? Here’s How to Decide.

Published: Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:57 PM

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If you regularly park in downtown Ann Arbor but are open to other options, this blog post is for you. Ask yourself these questions to figure out if you should drive and park downtown today or take the bus:

1. Do you live 3 or less miles from work?  If you live 3 or less miles from work, you're in the busing sweet spot.  This is the average distance of most downtown bus commuters. At 3 miles, chances are you can walk to a bus stop and get the bus downtown faster than you can get in your car and find a parking space downtown.

Downtown Worker Bus Ridership Breaks Record

Published: Tue, 09/09/2014 - 4:02 PM

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Strong employee growth among reasons for record go!pass ridership

A growing downtown employee base and high quality transit have resulted in record ridership for the go!pass bus pass program this year. According to recent data from the getDowntown Program (A program of TheRide), go!pass ridership from the beginning of the go!pass season (November 1, 2013) to July 2014 was at a record breaking 497,640 rides.

3 Upcoming Bus Service Improvements You Need to Know About

Published: Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:03 PM

We are excited to announce the first round of bus service improvements taking place August 24, 2014.

To keep updated on all improvements happening over the next several years, make sure to check out TheRideYourWay.Org

Here are the 3 most important improvements for downtown Ann Arbor commuters:

Commuter Challenge Week 2 Recap: Bus to Work Week

Published: Thu, 05/08/2014 - 4:25 PM

This week we saw a tremendous amount of love for TheRide!  Not only did we have the Transit Millage approved, we also saw some great transit themed photos from some of our Commuter Challenge organizations. Check them out below!

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