The AATA (www.aata.org), a not-for-profit unit of government, operates the local public transit system for the greater Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area. AATA enables the area's residents to reach their destinations at reasonable cost, and offers the region efficient, environmentally sound transportation alternatives. AATA transportations include The College of Business Shuttle, The Ride, ExpressRide, Holiday Ride and Night Ride.
Route 33 the College of Business Shuttle
Common destinations: Best Hall ¤ Boone Hall ¤ College of Business ¤ Downtown Ypsilanti ¤ Hoyt Conference Center ¤ Halle Library ¤ McKenny Hall ¤ Pray Harrold Hall ¤ Sill Hall ¤ Ypsilanti Transit Center.
The campus shuttle is free to all EMU students; proof of their student identification (EagleCard) required.
The Ride is bus transportation for both Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor residents. Stops include downtown Ann Arbor, downtown Ypsilanti, Arborland Mall, Meijer, Depot Town, and Briarwood Mall. Route 3, 4A, 4B, 4C, and 5 travel nearly to campus; these routes, along with route 10 and 20, intersect with the two main campus shuttles listed above (34 and 33). Most of the buses can transport passengers from Ann Arbor to Ypsilanti, except for few bus routes such as the route 10, 11, and 20, which are only found in Ypsilanti areas. The bus map and schedule booklet is available at the OIS and at the entry of all public buses. The map and schedule is also available online at www.theride.org. The public ride is $1.50.
The AATA also provides various other services include affordable private taxis, and buses. ExpressRide, Holiday Ride and Night Ride are just among the several other services by AATA. Further information can be found by contacting the AATA at (734) 996-0400, or visiting the AATA website at www.theride.org.
Cabs / Taxis
There are also an abundance of cabs and taxis that are available within the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area.
The Greyhound bus line
The greyhound bus line connects you with many different cities and states across the United States. You can easily travel to places such as Chicago, New York, Grand Rapids, St. Louis, and other cities. The Greyhound website has all the bus stations you can travel to within the United States as well as schedules and fares. The nearest stations to EMU are in Ann Arbor is located at 116 W Huron St, Ann Arbor, and in Detroit Michigan at 1001 Howard St, Detroit.
For more information on Greyhound you can visit their website at www.greyhound.com/.
MegaBus services Ann Arbor with direct trips to Chicago. They provide daily service to Chicago that can cost as low as $1 (really!) but are typically under $20 each way. The closest station is in Ann Arbor on State St, just north of Eisenhower Parkway.
For more information on MegaBus you can visit their website at http://us.megabus.com/.
The Amtrak train provides rail transportation to various cities within the United States. Amtrak has been the primary source for passenger rail transportation and is a reliable way to travel if you do not want to fly or drive. Their website has locations, schedules and fares.
The closest stations: