Inter-Urban Express Route
Community Connector Program
The Community Connector Bus is an inter-urban express route that links Chelsea with Dexter and Ann Arbor. WAVE and AAATA transfer east and west bound riders at Meijers on Jackson/Zeeb Roads beginning May 1, 2016.
Hop-On Ride Service
You can hop on a WAVE Community Connector Bus at any of our bus stop locations without a ride reservation. To access the Community Connector Bus Schedule, click on the link below:
Click Here For the Community Connector Schedule
Check the Bus Schedule for bus stops and times. Wait safely near the bus sign for a ride pick-up. The driver must see you to stop! Don’t wait in a car or building nearby. If the driver doesn’t see you, you might be left behind! Please note that you may encounter up to a 15 minute delay in the schedule due to road construction, traffic, or weather in the region. Although delays may occur along the bus line, WAVE is in communication with the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority’s dispatch team. AAATA's #30 Route Bus may be directed to wait for WAVE riders.
Jackson Road Corridor (CCE) – Enhanced Weekend Service
A dedicated Jackson Road Corridor bus route has been added to the Community Connector schedule in January 2017. This route travels from Thornton Farms (clubhouse) to the Parkland Plaza housing areas on weekends and has a demand response feature on each scheduled round. If you live within three-fourths of a mile off the main route, you are eligible to reserve a ride from your door to locations along the route. The online Community Connector schedule offers the new CCE fixed bus stop times and available reserved ride times. Call WAVE Dispatch from Monday through Friday for more information and to reserve your weekend rides. WAVE Dispatch: (734) 475-9494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vehicle Accessibility and Accommodations
WAVE vehicles have wheelchair lifts or ramps making them accessible to people using wheelchairs, walkers, and canes. When the door to the bus opens, inform the driver if you have a visual impairment so we can assist you identify your bus stop. All WAVE vehicles are wheelchair accessible. If you will be traveling in a wheelchair or scooter or use a mobility device, drivers will engage the wheelchair lift to assist you. If you require elbow assistance the bus stop to your seat, ask the driver for assistance. WAVE drivers will assist you to offer a pleasant ride experience. Call 475-9494 for information or to schedule route deviations for ADA accommodations.
Bike racks are available on Community Connector buses. If a bus is pulled for routine maintenance, inspections or repairs, a bus without a bike rack might be used while servicing is accomplished.