Easter Transit Schedule Announced by TheRide

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (TheRide) will not operate regular fixed-route bus service, A-Ride paratransit, or Good As Gold senior  services on Sunday, April 8, 2012 in observance of the Easter holiday.  Regular bus, paratransit and senior services will resume on Monday, April 9. Passengers may take advantage of Holiday Ride shared-ride taxi service on Easter for just $5 a person.  Senior and A-Ride identification card holders may ride for $2.50. Individuals with a current go!pass may ride for $3.00. The Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority subsidizes the additional $2.00. Holiday Ride taxi service operates within the city limits of Ann Arbor and east to Huron Street in downtown Ypsilanti between Clark Road /Huron River Drive on the north and Ellsworth Road/ Michigan Avenue on the south. All trips must begin or end in Ann Arbor (west of Carpenter Road). To schedule a Holiday Ride trip, call 734.528.5432. Bus route and schedule information is available at 734.996.0400 and at www.TheRide.org.

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (TheRide) was chartered in 1969 by the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan, as a not-for-profit unit of government. AATA operates the local public transit system for the greater Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area, enabling the area’s residents to reach their destinations at reasonable cost, and offers the region efficient, environmentally sound transportation alternatives. For more information, please visit www.TheRide.org.

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