Mission Statement: Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) is a non-profit service organization that exists to provide affordable transportation to older adults, persons with disabilities, and other transit-dependent individuals in western Washtenaw County

WAVE offers several transportation programs:

  • A door-to-door bus program for Chelsea area travelers
  • A door-to-door bus program for Dexter School District travelers
  • An interurban express route called the Community Connector which links Chelsea with Dexter and Ann Arbor
  • An interurban express route along the Jackson Road corridor
  • The LifeLine Community Van program that provides rides to western Washtenaw County traveler to locations anywhere within the county
  • Group trips for MDOT approved groups
  • A free Chelsea business district shuttle
Attend Join the WAVE: Virtual Community Engagement session on Wednesday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) and St. Joe’s Chelsea are looking for your feedback on transportation options in Stockbridge, Manchester and Jackson Road. Comments by phone and email are also accepted through January 2021. Open to the general public in western Washtenaw County. Details are linked below in the flyer and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
Reservation Line: Call WAVE Dispatch to reserve a ride on the door-to-door buses. 
Dispatchers are available to take your calls
Monday –
Friday, 8am – 4:15 pmCall:  ( 734 ) 475 - 9494 .
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Jim Carson by catchtheride 
The Wheels On The Bus by catchtheride

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