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Public transportation keeps our economy moving with stress-free, accessible, reliable access for customers and employees. Transportation creates more opportunities for more people by connecting the workforce across the service area.

Every $1 spent on public transportation generates $5 in economic return


I use a lot of the later night and weekend service to get to work and back home. The bus always gets me there on time.

Wayne, Ypsilanti​​

You help us out by giving our staff a safe and smooth commute into work! So grateful for when a driver sees me trying to get to the stop and waits for me to get on the bus, what kindness! Thank you drivers!

Neal, U-M English Language Institute

The city bus and Park & Ride lots have proven to be a wonderful benefit for VA employees. They avoid parking hassles and it’s easy for them to get to work!

Stephan, VA Hospital​​


The go!pass is a great employee benefit, not to mention a great way to getDowntown! With a go!pass, employees in downtown Ann Arbor can ride any of TheRide’s fixed route buses, and receive discounts on other commuter services.

Learn more about the go!pass program requirements and rules by clicking here.