TheRide Announces 2024 Independence Day Transit Schedule

TheRide Announces 2024 Independence Day Transit Schedule

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Press Release
For Immediate Release
June 11, 2024
Jeffrey Pfeifer
Manager of Public Affairs and Engagement
(810) 923-9732



ANN ARBOR, MI -- The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) will not operate fixed-route bus service, FlexRide East/West, or A-Ride services on Thursday, July 4, 2024 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Regular Service will resume on Friday, July 5. The Blake Transit Center, Ypsilanti Transit Center and TheRide’s Main Office will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and will re-open on Friday, July 5.  

Passengers may take advantage of FlexRide Holiday Service, which is a shared-ride service on designated holidays for just $5 per person. Seniors with an AAATA GoldRide card and persons with disabilities with an A-Ride identification card may ride for $2.50. Individuals with a valid go!Pass may ride for $3. FlexRide Holiday trips are limited to designated areas within the cities of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.

FlexRide Holiday Service hours on Independence Day: 

  • 6:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 4

FlexRide Late Night Service hours due to Independence Day holiday are as follows: 

  • 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3 to 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 4

Reservations for both Late Night and Holiday Service can be made through the MODE Car App or by calling 734-528-5432. 

Reservations can be made:
Monday – Friday:
Reservations stop at 5:15 a.m.
(5:00 a.m. for trips outside of Ann Arbor)

Saturday - Sunday:
Reservations stop at 7:15 a.m.
(7:00 a.m. for trips outside of Ann Arbor)

The latest information on TheRide’s routes, schedules and detours is available at 734-996-0400 and on