There are many transportation opportunities to get patients to and from the University of Michigan for medical care. Our dedicated social workers are available to help to determine solutions, identify transportation resources, and arrange patient transportation for those who qualify.
Call us at 800-888-9825 to determine your eligibility. Please note: we don’t offer our own transportation service; we provide resources, check insurance coverage, and arrange the service. We also provide discounted parking for eligible individuals. More parking information.
Common Transportation Benefits and Resources
Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA) A-Ride/Fare Deal Programs
A-Ride: Shared ride service for individuals who cannot use fixed route service due to a disability. Individuals with an AATA ADA Eligibility Card can ride AATA fixed-route service for free, as well.
Fare Deal: Allows individuals to ride fixed route service for a reduced fare. For low-income residents, senior citizens ages 60-64, and people with disabilities who have not qualified for an ADA Card.
734-973-6500 or theride.org
Medicaid Mileage Reimbursement Benefit
If you are a current Medicaid holder, you may be eligible to be reimbursed for part of the cost of your travel to and from medical appointments. Please contact your local Department of Human Services office or the GAP for further information. 855-275-6424 or www.michigan.gov/dhs
Medicaid beneficiaries residing in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties can receive non-emergency medical transportation services when qualified through LogistiCare Solutions, a transportation brokerage company that has been contracted for this need. 800-569-1902
Medicaid Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Transportation Benefits
If you are a current member of an HMO, you may have a transportation benefit as part of your coverage. Please contact your HMO or the GAP for further information.
The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program
Provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. 800-227-2345 or www.cancer.org/Treatment/SupportProgramsServices/road-to-recovery
RideConnect is a coordination center that provides information and referral on available transportation options for those residing in Washtenaw, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, and Wayne Counties. 866-977-9423
Commonly Used/Fee for Service Transportation
Veteran’s Cab is a taxicab transportation company providing routine transportation serving the Washtenaw County area and beyond. 734-485-7797
Select Ride/Yellow Car
Select Ride is a transportation company serving the Washtenaw County area and beyond. Their services include routine transportation service via Yellow Car Cabs and Arbor Limousine. They also provide an airport shuttle and accessible wheelchair van transportation. 734-663-3355 or www.selectride.com
Care Transport is an Ann Arbor-based, non-emergency medical transportation company serving all of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. They offer wheelchair vans equipped with hydraulic lifts, mini vans, cars, and SUVs for ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients. 734-434-6786 or http://caretransport.us
People’s Express is a low cost public transportation service primarily operating in Washtenaw County and transfers to a number of bus stops on the AATA bus route. Most buses and vans are lift-equipped and meet ADA requirements. Reservations are required 3 days in advance. 877-214-6073 or www.peoplesexpressmi.com
Huron Valley Ambulance Mobility Transportation
Huron Valley Ambulance's Mobility Transportation services provide fully equipped wheelchair vans for senior citizens and people with physical disabilities anywhere in and around Washtenaw, western Wayne, and southeast Oakland counties to physician appointments, clinics, and other locations. HVA Mobility Transportation features CPR-certified technicians on every trip and basic medical supplies on board. 734-477-6404 or www.hva.org/Healthcare/HealthVan.htm
Amtrak is an intercity railroad passenger service serving Michigan with three daily Wolverine Service round-trips on the Chicago-Battle Creek-Ann Arbor-Detroit-Pontiac route. Amtrak also operates the Blue Water (daily Port Huron-East Lansing-Chicago) and the Pere Marquette (daily Grand Rapids-Chicago) corridor services through Michigan. Ann Arbor’s Amtrak station is located minutes from UMHS. 800-872-7245 or www.amtrak.com
Greyhound is intercity bus transportation operating regularly scheduled passenger services. Ann Arbor’s Greyhound station is located minutes from UMHS. 734-662-5773 or www.greyhound.com
University Hospital, Room 2B203 (Near Gift Shop and Cashier's Office)
1500 East Medical Center Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5718
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.