Chelsea – Parking and Transportation

Parking and Transportation

Municipal Parking

Chelsea’s municipal lots downtown provide free 3-hour customer parking, with longer spots available for downtown workers and shop owners. There is a commuter parking lot on the east side of M-52 just north of I-94.

Parking and Transportation

Southeast Michigan Commuter Connect

(866) 510-7665

A free trip planning and commuter-matching service by the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments and TheRide. Enter your departure point and destination online or in the app to get information on commuting options. Users can find carpool partners, contact vanpools to join, and find walking and biking buddies and bus routes throughout southeast Michigan.,


Parking and Transportation

Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE)

(734) 475-9494

Operates the Community Connector, a Chelsea-Dexter-Ann Arbor bus, seven days per week (except holidays), and Chelsea and Dexter door-to-door bus services Mon.-Fri. Reservations same day and in advance by calling Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. See website for Community Connector fares. Door-to door fares: Within the city $5; outside the city $6. Half price for seniors ages 65 & over, persons with disabilities, students with ID. Shuttle to Stockbridge Mon., Wed. & Fri. and to Manchester Tues. & Thurs. Personal care attendants and children under 5 with parents ride free. Also provides group trip and community shuttle services for qualifying groups at $75/hr., and reserved medical LifeLine Van transport on weekdays at $20/one way, half price for seniors. Personal care attendants ride free. Call (734) 475-9494 for reservation.,