June 2021 Public Notice

TheRide is restoring service levels provided before the COVID-19 pandemic and includes adjustments to many routes and services. TheRide is holding public meetings to present its fare proposal and to share the final August service plan. Public comment on the fare proposal is being accepted between June 7 and July 7, 2021. 

Fare Proposal
Service Plan Effective August 2021
Meeting Dates & Times

Fare Change Proposal

TheRide will accept public comment between June 7-July 7, 2021 on its fare proposal for fixed-route and GoldRide services.

Ways to Comment

Give us your feedback by filling the form below.







 

For additional help, please call us at 734-973-6500 M-F 8am-5pm.

Meeting Dates & Times

Join us for a virtual public input meeting.  Click on a link below to access meeting details.

 

Tuesday, June 15, 6:00 PM

 

Wednesday, June 16, 12:00 PM

 

Thursday, June 17, 12:00 PM

 

Tuesday, June 22, 12:00 PM

 

Wednesday, June 23, 6:00 PM

 

Thursday, June 24, 6:00 PM

Other Ways to Comment

  • Email:  Planning@TheRide.org
    • Subject: “Fare Proposal”
  • Mail:  2700 S. Industrial Hwy. Ann Arbor, MI  48104
    • Subject: “Fare Proposal”
  • Call:  734-794-1880

Service Plan Effective August 2021

TheRide will be returning to full service levels beginning August 29, 2021. The updated August Service Plan includes feedback received during the March public input period.

Alternative formats and translated transcripts of the presentation are available upon request. Contact us for a copy.

Route Schedules Effective August 29, 2021

Add weekend service. Reinstate service to LeForge Rd area. Move routing in the downtown Ann Arbor area from Washington St, Ann St, and Catherine St to Huron St.

Revise Route 4 to serve UM Hospital on all trips. Eliminate route variations. Move routing in the downtown Ann Arbor area from Washington St to Huron St. Add time to peak hour trips to improve on-time performance.

Revise Route 5 to two variations: 5A trips will serve Ypsilanti and 5B trips will serve Meijer on Carpenter Rd. Add time to trips to improve on-time performance.

In the downtown Ypsilanti area, all trips heading to the Blake Transit Center (BTC) will use Michigan Ave and all trips heading to the Ypsilanti Transit Center will use Congress St. Riders in the Michigan Ave corridor needing to reach the Ypsilanti Transit Center are advised to use Rt 47.

Reinstate service to Dhu Varren Rd and Pierpont Commons. Add time to peak hour trips to improve on time performance.

Revise Route 23 to serve Green Rd and the Plymouth Rd P&R lot on all weekday trips. Green Rd P&R lot will be served weekday evenings and weekends. Move routing in the downtown Ann Arbor area from Washington St to Huron St. Add time to trips to improve on-time performance.

Rename route from “S. Main-East” to “Eisenhower-Golfside.” Change route to serve State St and S. Industrial instead of S. Main. Service to S. Main St, Northbrook Dr and Oakbrook Dr to be provided by Route 25. Trips alternate with Route 6 for more frequent service on State Street and South Industrial.

Continue current routing that serves Main St and Oakbrook Dr. Service in the Oak Valley Dr/Lohr Rd area south of Meijer on Ann Arbor-Saline Rd to be provided by FlexRide-West.

Revise Route 26 to serve one direction only. Service in the reverse direction to be provided by Route 29. Trips will alternate with Route 29 to provide service every 30 minutes. Routing will be moved from Seventh St to Main St to serve the Pioneer High School Park & Ride lot before reaching Scio Church Rd.

Reinstate temporarily suspended route.

Revise Route 28 to serve Pauline Blvd in both directions for all trips. Eliminate route variations.

Revise Route 29 to serve one direction only. Service in the reverse direction to be provided by Route 26. Trips will alternate with Route 26 to provide service every 30 minutes. Use Route 26 when Route 29 is not in service. Routing will be moved from Seventh St to Main St to serve the Pioneer High School Park & Ride lot before reaching the Blake Transit Center.

Reinstate service to Meijer/Jackson Rd. Add time to peak hour trips to improve on-time performance. Route 30 to connect with WAVE service at the Meijer on Jackson Rd. Schedules will be coordinated with WAVE Service.

Reinstate temporarily suspended route.

Reinstate service to Maple Rd/Pennsylvania Ave. Eliminate route variations. 32B/C trips will be replaced by Route 61.

Revise Route 33 to serve the Amtrak station using Division St/Fifth Ave for all trips. Reinstate service to the Newport Rd/Holyoke Ln area. Add time to trips to improve on-time performance.

Revise route to end all trips at the Blake Transit Center. Rename route from ‘UM–Dexter’ to ‘Maple– Dexter’ and change number from Route 60 to Route 34. Connect all trips with Route 23 at the Blake Transit Center. Add time to trips to improve on-time performance. Trips will alternate with Route 61 to provide service every 30 minutes from the Miller Rd P&R lot.

Reinstate service to Forest Ave and Holmes Rd areas.

Reinstate temporarily suspended route.

Continue current routing.

Continue current routing. Service in the area east of Harry St/Grove Rd to be provided by FlexRide-East.

Reinstate service to the Huron River Dr/Tuttle Hill Rd area. Rename route from “Huron-Textile” to “Huron-Paint Creek.” Service in the area south of Huron River Dr to be provided by FlexRide-East.

Continue current routing.

Routing in the downtown Ann Arbor area will be moved to serve Washington St before ending at the Central Campus Transit Center. All trips will be connected to Rt 65. Riders looking to reach the U-M Medical Campuses are advised to remain on the bus.

Route 62 is revised to serve between the U M Central Campus, State Street Park and Ride Lot, and Wolverine Tower. Briarwood Mall is served by Route 6 or Route 24.

Revise route to provide two-way service in the UM Central/Medical Campus areas. Remove service from Glen Ave and Fuller St. Connect all trips with Route 64 at the CCTC. Add time to trips to improve on-time performance.

Revise route to end at the UM Central Campus Transit Center. Connect all trips with Route 63 at the CCTC to reach UM Medical Campus. Add time to trips to improve on-time performance.

Routing in the downtown Ann Arbor area will be moved to serve the U-M Medical Campuses before ending at the Central Campus Transit Center. All trips will be connected to Rt 61.

Reinstate temporarily suspended route. Remove evening and Saturday service north of Pierpont Commons including the Green Rd P&R lot.

Reinstate temporarily suspended route.

Routes Discontinued-Other Options Available

Amtrak Station to be served by Route 33 Monday-Friday.

Use Routes 3, 4, and 5 to connect from the Ypsilanti Transit Center to EMU’s main campus.

Use vanpools as an alternative.

Use vanpools as an alternative.

Use vanpools as an alternative.