Who We Are

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) operates the public transit system for the greater Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area. TheRide provides reliable, safe, affordable transportation services.

We offer a variety of service types including:

  • Fixed route buses
  • Paratransit services (A-Ride)
  • Commuter services (Park & Ride, Vanpools)
  • Demand-responsive services (FlexRide, NightRide, HolidayRide)
  • Event services (FootballRide) 
  • Airport services (AirRide)
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For more than 50 years, TheRide has been an essential resource in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti community. During that time we have continued to improve our rider experience, expand our service offerings, and progress forward. People rely on TheRide to connect with every part of their life, whether that's getting to work, school, or back home. Wherever you're going, you can count on TheRide to get you there. 


TheRide is governed by an Executive Staff and Board of Directors that ensure our business efforts are in the best interest of our riders and our community. We also have a Local Advisory Council that recommends how to make our services more inclusive for all riders.

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Are you looking for a rewarding career with unique opportunities for growth? TheRide offers career tracks for all skill levels and interests. Find out how you can become part of our team.

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Please submit any media inquiries to marketing@TheRide.org. Our marketing team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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