University of Michigan Parking & Transportation Services

The PTS Department provides parking and transportation services to employees, students, departments and visitors at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campuses. We operate and maintain more than 27,000 parking spaces, operate campus bus service 360 days a year with over 60 buses serving 14 routes, lease and maintain a fleet of approximately 1,000 vehicles of various types and uses, and run vanpools and other alternative transportation options available to the campus community.

What's New

Independence Day Holiday - Parking and Transit

Posted: 06/17/2015

The University of Michigan observes Independence Day on Friday, July 3rd.

U-M bus routes will not operate on Friday, July 3rd or Saturday, July 4th. Regular U-M routes will resume on Sunday, July 5th.

AAATA bus routes will continue to operate normally on July 3rd. On July 4th, AAATA will operate its Holiday Ride service, a curb-to-curb taxi service, with trips costing $5 - $7, depending on location. More information can be found at

Parking permits and meter fees will not be required in U-M parking lots and structures on Friday, July 3rd, except on the Medical Campus: P1 (Cancer Center), P2 (Taubman North), P3 (Taubman South), P4 (Mott), and P5 (CVC) structures.

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New Lease Rates for 2016

Posted: 06/11/2015

There will be a slight increase in lease rates for the 2016 calendar year. There are three factors that are driving the monthly lease rate increase: a one time technology investment occuring this fiscal year, fleet staff time study reallocation, and increased insurance costs.

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