On January 1st for the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic the NHL will be operating Shuttle Buses beginning at 9:30am until Noon. Additional shuttles will be provided post-game to handle the anticipated capacity.
Please note: With the Winter Classic taking place on a holiday, the Ann Arbor Transit Authority (AATA) will not be operating their Football Ride shuttle. However, The NHL Shuttle buses will stop at the majority of the AATA Football Shuttle Stops from nearby hotels, park & ride locations with additional downtown locations and increased capacity at the Briarwood Mall.
$4.00 - Round Trip Tickets (Wristbands) can be purchased at the participating hotels and from shuttle bus cashiers at the park & ride locations, downtown & campus stops and from shuttle bus cashiers at the Briarwood Mall stop.
The Winter Classic Shuttle will service the following locations (revised shuttles in bold):
North Shuttle: Holiday Inn (3600 Plymouth Road)
Plymouth Road Park & Ride Lot, free parking (3796 Plymouth Road)
East Shuttle: Ann Arbor Regent Hotel (2455 Carpenter Road),
Comfort Inn & Suites (2376 Carpenter Road) & Days Inn (2380 Carpenter Road)
West Shuttle: Weber's Inn, guest parking only (3050 Jackson Ave), Clarion Hotel (2900 Jackson Ave)
Miller Road Park & Ride Lot, free parking (2800 Miller Road)
*West Downtown Shuttle: Will only operate from Blake Transit Center (350 South 4th Avenue, between E. Liberty and E. William St.) and the Stadium serving the West downtown garages and lots.
*East Downtown & Campus Shuttle: Will make three stops starting at the Campus Inn (615 E. Huron St), the next stop on Thayer Street at the corner of University Ave and the last stop on Church Street next to the Piazza House (618 Church St) These three stops will be able to service the two downtown hotels, East downtown parking garages and campus garages near Church Street.
South Shuttle – Boardwalk Drive: All the fans staying at hotels along Boardwalk Drive will be picked up on dropped off at ONE location on Boardwalk Drive adjacent to the Sheraton Hotel and Courtyard Marriott.
Briarwood Mall Shuttle: free parking, the pick-up and drop off location will be moved from the Kensington Court Hotel to the Mall to an existing bus stop location near JC Penny on the South/West side of the Mall.
*Shuttle Bus will drop off and pick up on the North Side of the Stadium at the intersection of East Hoover Ave and Greene Street.