No memorial service for Ann Arbor’s TheRide
ANN ARBOR, me. The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) has announced that it will discontinue regular services for fixed routes, FlexRide East / West and A-Ride on Memorial Day on Monday, May 31st.
Reduced routes, part of a temporary service plan, will resume on Tuesday June 1st.
Those who need transportation on Memorial Day can use TheRide’s shared ride service, the FlexRide Holiday Service, for $ 5 per person. Seniors with AAATA GoldRide cards, people with disabilities with A-Ride IDs and people with a valid Go! Passes get discounted rides.
FlexRide Holiday services are limited to certain areas in the cities of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. You can find a map of it here.
The service will be available on Monday, May 31, from 6:00 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. TheRide’s late night service will be available from 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 30th to 5:30 a.m. on Monday, May 31st.
Reservations can be made via the MODE Car App or by calling 734-528-5432.
According to the TheRide website, all passengers are asked to follow these safety protocols:
If medically possible, wear face-covering in enclosed public spaces, including on the bus
Avoid close contact with sick people
Stay home when you are sick if possible. This will help prevent your disease from being passed on to others
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
Wash your hands frequently to keep germs away. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth
Clean and disinfect surfaces that are touched frequently
Follow social distancing guidelines
Reduce the trip only to essential trips
For service plans, routes, and detours, visit TheRide.org.
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