Plans for a new Ypsilanti Transit Center get $300K federal funding boost
YPSILANTI, MI — Plans for a new Ypsilanti Transit Center are taking another step forward. The plan is to give Ypsilanti a transit center more comparable to the Blake Transit Center in downtown Ann Arbor with a fully staffed customer service counter, in addition to restrooms and a break area for bus drivers. It also specifically calls for allocating over $100,000 per year to hire two additional customer service agents to staff the Ypsilanti Transit Center during regular business hours on weekdays. “The YTC office space would also be refurbished to be equivalent with the Ann Arbor terminal space. MORE FROM THE ANN ARBOR NEWS:Report recommends new traffic roundabouts, crosswalks on Ann Arbor’s north sideA 50-year-old time capsule and a pageant.mlive.com
Ann Arbor’s TheRide announces holiday schedule changes
ANN ARBOR – The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority announced it will not operate its services on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2021 in observance of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Fixed-route bus service will end early on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) and New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31). The shared-ride FlexRide Holiday Service is $5 per person on holidays and operates within designated areas of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday and stop at 5:15 a.m. or 5 a.m. for trips outside of Ann Arbor. On Saturday and Sunday, reservations can be made until 6:15 a.m. or 6 a.m. for trips outside of Ann Arbor.