University of Michigan Parking & Transportation Services

The PTS Department provides parking and transportation services to employees, students, departments and visitors at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campuses. We operate and maintain more than 27,000 parking spaces, provide campus bus service 360 days a year with roughly 60 buses serving 12 routes, maintain a fleet of approximately 1,000 vehicles of various types and uses, and offer vanpools and other alternative transportation options available to the campus community.

What's New

University Route Impacts For Student Move-In Activities

Posted: 08/27/2015

Student Move-In activities will affect all University bus routes from Thursday, September 3rd through Saturday, September 5th. The most significant impacts will be in the Medical Center area. Commuter North and Commuter South buses will only be able to reach the far west side of the Medical Campus. Medical Center personnel are encouraged to utilize the Orange parking lots on North Campus during this time. Additional Med Express service will be in place on Thursday and Friday. The hours of greatest impact will be as follows:

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TheRide's Labor Day Transit Schedule

Posted: 08/25/2015

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) will not operate regular fixed-route bus service, ExpressRide, A-Ride, or GoldRide services on Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. These services will resume on Tuesday, September 8.

TheRide's main office at 2700 S. Industrial Hwy. and the Blake and Ypsilanti Transit Centers will be closed on Labor Day, but will reopen on Tuesday, September 8. See the AAATA website for more information.

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Fall 2015 Bus Service Improvements

Posted: 08/19/2015

The following service improvements will take effect with the resumption of Full Service on Monday, August 31, 2015.

The Bursley-Baits (15 minute frequency) and Northwood (20 minute frequency) routes will replace the North Campus route (20 minute frequency) after midnight daily and on weekend mornings. The North Campus Route is being discontinued.

The combined service improvements result in an approximate 10% increase in overall one-way trips from FY15 levels (a 7% increase on weekdays and 20% increase on weekends).

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Construction Work on Fuller Road Expected to Last Through Mid-October

Posted: 08/18/2015

The city of Ann Arbor will continue to conduct necessary bridge maintenance on Fuller Road. Construction is now expected to last through mid-October.

Please allow extra time when traveling to and from the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers and/or through the Glen Ave. & Fuller Rd. corridor.

Work will take place on the Fuller Rd. bridge over the railroad on the west side of the U-M Hospitals & Health Centers. One lane of traffic on Fuller Rd. will be maintained in each direction at all times. Maiden Lane and E. Medical Center Dr. bridges will remain fully open to traffic.

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