Mission Statement:

It is the Mission of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority to provide ACCESSIBLERELIABLESAFEENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE, and COST-EFFECTIVE public transportation options for the BENEFIT of the Ann Arbor Area Community.


Data updated from Fiscal Year 2016

Benefits Accessible Safe Environmentally Responsible Reliable Cost Effective


TheRide strives to operate in an environmentally-responsible way, with the use of ultra low sulfur biodiesel fuel and extensive recycling efforts.  52 of TheRide's 80 buses are hybrid electric.  At 65%, TheRide has the largest hybrid fleet percentage in the Midwest, and one of the highest in the nation.  Future plans include the purchase of additional low emission buses to replace older buses as they reach their life expectancy.

Sustainable Fleet