An API (Application Program Interface) is a software intermediary that makes it possible for application programs to interact with each other and share data. It's often an implementation of REST that exposes a specific software functionality while protecting the rest of the application.

*An API is available.  To obtain access, email us

General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS)

Our data is available in the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) from this location (*zip).  Google has more information about GTFS here.

To access our feed, you must first read and agree to the AAATA Data Terms of Use.

TheRide encourages the use of our schedule data to improve customer access to information through new and innovative applications.

Please keep the following guidelines in mind when using our GTFS data:

You have an obligation to keep schedule information up to date. Our customers depend on accurate information. Outdated schedules can mean missed buses or poorly timed connections. We require developers to update their data within three business days of a new file becoming available. You're not allowed to use AAATA/TheRide logos or other intellectual property. While the schedule data is provided free for your use, our logo and other registered service marks and trademarks remain the property of AAATA/TheRide.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Shapefiles for TheRide's route lines and bus stop points are available using our open source GIS data linked below. 

In an effort to foster civic engagement and demonstrate organizational transparency, we are glad to offer these datasets to people within the community, as well as to everyone interested in public transportation for the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area.

These files are offered as-is, without any warranties or liabilities.

Recommended Geographic Coordinate System: GCS_North_American_1983