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Special Services

Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide)


All of TheRide's buses are equipped with ramps/racks and can accommodate two wheelchair users and two bicycles.

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Care Transport


(734) 434-6786

24-hour non-emergency assisted transportation, room-to-room service, including wheelchair transport with hydraulic-lift-equipped vans. Provides transport for doctor appointments, discharge from hospitals, ongoing medical treatment, entertainment and social trips, visits from health care facilities to families for holidays and special occasions, extra long distance trips. Also transports children and their parents to hospitals and doctor appointments. Vans, cars, or minivans available. $40-$65 round trip for travel within 5 miles of pickup; beyond that, call for rate. Will transport anywhere in Michigan, Indiana, or Ohio. info@caretransport.us, caretransport.us


CareVan (Jewish Family Services)

2245 S. State [map]
(734) 769-0209

Rides within the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area for those with limited mobility. Available to age 62 & over or disabled; must complete intake process to use this service. Wheelchair lift. Reserve at least a week in advance. Sliding scale fees.


Emergency Ride Home (U-M)


(734) 763-1131 (U-M Police Department)

Provides rides, in non-life-threatening emergency situations only, for university students, faculty, and staff from a campus location to a parked vehicle, private residence, home, school, or day care provider. No charge; available anytime. Six rides allowed a year.


Health Plus Transportation


(734) 547-7813

24 hour nonemergency transportation, including wheelchair transport with lift-equipped vans. $70 round trip plus $3/mile for wheelchair service; $52 round trip plus $3/mile for nonwheelchair service. info@healthplustransport.com, healthplustransport.com


SafeRide (U-M)


(734) 647-8000

Shared-ride service for all Ann Arbor U-M campus locations, to a location on campus or within a 1 mile radius of campus. Fall & winter terms only, daily 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Free to U-M students, faculty, and staff.


Select Ride Paratransit

2050 Commerce [map]
(734) 763-3000

Vans available for accessible transportation, with wheelchair lifts and tie-downs. Provides A-Ride Service and Senior Ride Service, Mon.-Fri. 6:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m, Sat. 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Special needs services, wheelchair accessible, (private pay) $90/hour + 20% gratuity, available 24-hours. info@selectride.com, selectride.com


U-M Services for Students with Disabilities

505 S. State, Haven Hall G-664 [map]
(734) 763-3000, (734) 615-4461 (TDD)

Scheduled door-to-door transportation throughout campus for disabled students, faculty, and staff. Users of the service (including those with temporary disabilities) must register first via phone. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ssdoffice@umich.edu, ssd.umich.edu



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