Plan ahead: Fall bus schedule, transit services set to take effect

August 21, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Please be advised that changes to bus schedules and transit services are set to take effect in the coming days.

Plan ahead if you plan on using these services.

Here’s what you need to know:

U-M Transit

Service on campus will return to “Back to School” levels on Sunday, Aug. 26, with revised routing and a new stop for the North-East Shuttle route to follow a few days later.

North-East Shuttle 

The North-East Shuttle will continue to operate weekdays and connect the medical campus to the VA Hospital, North Campus Research Complex and east campus destinations including the Green Road Park-and-Ride, Plymouth Road Park-and-Ride, east medical campus, and Domino’s Farms.

Routing will be adjusted beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5 in the NCRC region and will include a southern NCRC stop near the new Pathology building.

Learn about U-M’s bus routes and schedules by clicking here. Additional resources include: 

  • Check out the Magic Bus system for real-time bus arrival data.
  • Use Google Maps or your favorite transit app to plan trips using the most updated information.
  • Check out the Campus Information Center’s interactive campus map for a full and customizable bus system map or download the University’s mobile app

Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide)  

Service on campus will return to “Back to School” service levels on Sunday, Aug. 26 and a minor adjustment to the bus schedule at the State St. Park and Ride Lot will be implemented.

Route 62: U-M – State 

Service frequency is scheduled to increase to every 9-12 minutes during mornings and afternoons and every 38 minutes in the evenings during the U-M Fall and Winter semesters.

The timepoint for the State St. Park and Ride lot will be adjusted 3 minutes later to more accurately reflect on-street conditions. The updated Route 62 schedule is available here.

More information about services and programs for students can be found on the TheRide’s website.

To be notified by email about service alerts that may impact TheRide’s routes, sign up for TheRide’s MyAlerts system. The MyAlerts system lets you specify which route(s) to receive information.

The latest information on TheRide’s routes, schedules and detours is available in the Ride Guide, at (734) 996-0400, and on