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February 13, 2014

Mich. voters support tax hike for transit improvements

Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority survey finds that nearly 65% of area voters said they are likely to support a property tax increase to pay for new and improved services.


April 10, 2012

Mich. private-partnership introduces Detroit airport service

TheRide, Michigan Flyer, the University of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, and the Ann Arbor Convention and Visitors Bureau work together to launch AirRide.


September 27, 2011

Mich.'s TheRide receives $2.7M for transit center, hybrids

The purchase of 10 hybrid-electric vehicles will increase the number of hybrid buses in TheRide's fleet to 41 out of a total of 78 buses. The grant comes from the Clean Fuels Bus and Bus Facilities Program.


September 16, 2011

Ann Arbor, Mich.'s TheRide approves $30M budget

The budget maintains and improves TheRide's core services, appropriately funds TheRide's 2012 work plan and allows TheRide to continue to support the implementation of the countywide Transit Master Plan.


August 3, 2011

More people using Michigan's TheRide

Overall ridership on its fixed-route services was up 3.1 percent in April, 8.7 percent in May and 8.3 percent in June from the corresponding months a year earlier. Night Ride service also experienced a 25 percent increase, or 1,022 boardings, from the previous year.


January 24, 2011

TheRide's park and ride lot wins PWA award

APWA awarded the recognition to TheRide for "reducing traffic congestion and improving parking availability in the City of Ann Arbor by constructing a parking facility implementing environmentally preferred best management practices."


September 13, 2010

U. of Michigan opens expanded transit center

Funding came from a combination of $2.4M in state and federal transportation and ARRA funds from the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, and $2.1M from U-M business and finance, parking and utility resources.


June 25, 2010

Michigan's TheRide readies 30-year plan

Meetings will be held throughout Washtenaw County during all stages of the planning process.


May 19, 2010

Report: TheRide compares favorably with peers

The presentation showed that TheRide's financial and operating statistics are within expected ranges of those of its peer systems.


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