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Taxi Service in Ann Arbor

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The City of Ann Arbor, once just a little new village named after two of the founders’ wives, has a long and storied history which includes the taxicab industry.

One of the most successful long running taxi firms was started by the Walker family back in the year 1893. Around that time, the cab business was ran by horses pulling a carriage, better known as hackney carriages in those days.

When Mr. A. B. Walker bought his first livery from the McMaster livery stable on E. Liberty Street he renamed it Columbia Livery and never looked back. He kept on buying more liveries around 1901 and 1909 and had a nice operation going in the town.

How a livery business may have looked in Ann Arbor back in the late 1800’s.

Mr. A. B. Walker’s new livery purchases allowed him to finally see that a change was in order and it was time to brand his company the Walker Livery, but not too long after that, the horseless carriage (automobile) was transforming the nation and the way people lived. He realized that he must sell all 32 horses he had and his equipment at auction to get ready for this new self propelled motor coach.

After the auction, Mr. A. B. Walker, then agreed to enter into partnership with 3 other men and they started an operation associated with Ann Arbor Garage which was also a Buick agency. This new business venture was the start of the Ann Arbor Taxicab & Transfer Co., they had a fleet of 10 cab vehicles and 3 trucks.

Mr. A. B. Walker’s for-hire transportation business kept on growing about the same as it did with the horse and carriage livery business. He must of done pretty well for himself after the partnership dissolved because he eventually owned 25 checker and yellow cabs in Ann Arbor.

We ask, what did he owe his success too besides hard work? He truly must have known how to save wisely and invest his earnings. Mr. A. B. Walker had to believe in himself and stay dedicated to his entrepreneurial vision.

Mr. A. B. Walker passed on the 15th day of March in 1928, he spent over 30 years in the transportation industry and left his taxi business to be managed by his son and daughter like most family owned businesses do.

Our goal is to keep the long history of the Ann Arbor Taxi business alive and well even with the new age of automation underway.

TESLA on autopilot mode.

You can find more about this story and the Ann Arbor News original by visiting the Ann Arbor District Library website here: AADL.

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Enjoy A Night Out – Hourly Black Car Services

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Would you like to have a personal chauffeur and a private luxury transportation service on a date night-out or other special occasion? Our team of highly experienced drivers are delighted to assist you with hourly car services for any event!

Ann Arbor’s Premier Taxi & Limo Car Services

Ride with us in first class for an amazing night-out and kick back while we handle the road. You may book a reservation with Fare Ride online today or by calling dispatch @ 734-845-9222.

We have some recommended locations for you to visit on your special night listed below!!

Knight’s Steakhouse: 600 East Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Taste Kitchen: 521 East Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Blue Llama Jazz Club: 314 South Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Vinology Restaurant & Event Space: 110 South Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Earle: 121 West Washington Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Chop House: 322 South Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Gandy Dancer: 401 Depot Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Weber’s Restaurant: 3050 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ruth’s Chris: 314 South 4th Avenue, Ann Abor, Michigan

The Apparatus Room: 250 West Larned Street, Detroit, Michigan

London Chop House: 150 West Congress Street, Detroit, Michigan

Prime & Proper: 1145 Griswold Street, Detroit, Michigan

Joe Muer Seafood: 400 Renaissance Center #1404, Detroit, Michigan

Takoi: 2520 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

Andiamos Detroit Riverfront: 400 Renaissance Center A-03, Detroit, Michigan

Wolfgang Puck Steak (now D. Prime Steakhouse): 1777 3rd Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

Iridescence: 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

Ocean Prime: 2915 Coolidge Highway, Troy Michigan

Mon Jin Lau: 1515 East Maple, Troy, Michigan

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Get Mobile With Fare Ride – Ann Arbor Taxi & Limo Services

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Do you have a busy lifestyle and seem to always be on the go without much time to finish work while commuting?

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Try taking a safe and comfortable ride with Ann Arbor Fare Ride today. Our drivers will let you sit back & relax – we promise!

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Providing Rides In A City Near You

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Fare Ride has been in the passenger transportation business for a decade and we’re here to assist you when it’s time to hit the road. Call us today for taxi or limo service @ 734-845-9222

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Serving many locations throughout the state of Michigan:

BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

CHELSEA, MICHIGAN

DEXTER, MICHIGAN

YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN

NOVI, MICHIGAN

SOUTH LYON, MICHIGAN

WHITMORE LAKE, MICHIGAN

PINCKNEY, MICHIGAN

JACKSON, MICHIGAN

MILAN, MICHIGAN

PLYMOUTH, MICHIGAN

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN

DETROIT, MICHIGAN

FENTON, MICHGAN

FLINT, MICHIGAN

GRAND BLANC, MICHIGAN

DAVISON, MICHIGAN

TROY, MICHIGAN

SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

DETROIT METRO AIRPORT

ROMULUS, MICHIGAN

SALINE, MICHIGAN

MILAN, MICHIGAN

DEARBORN, MICHIGAN

LIVONIA, MICHIGAN

ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN

LANSING, MICHIGAN

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN

KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN

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ANN ARBOR MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

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ANN ARBOR TAXI | SERVING YOU DAILY

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Visiting Ann Arbor

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Have you ever been to the state of Michigan or the Great Lakes?

We understand that travel might be difficult for many people right now during this pandemic so we wanted you to enjoy a cool and totally safe virtual tour of our amazing town here in the Midwest.

Take a look at this awesome video below and get to know a little bit about our beloved home Tree Town USA.

VIRTUAL TOUR PROVIDED BY NOSTALGIA TOURS

FARE RIDE is your #1 local taxi and limo service so please keep us in mind if you ever make that journey to visit Ann Arbor, Michigan. We would certainly enjoy showing visitors around town at any time! Touring the town is our specialty. To book a ride with us call @ 734-845-9222 today!

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Ann Arbor Taxi Service Update | Covid19 – Coronavirus Precautions

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We want everyone to know that Fare Ride is doing our part to keep everyone safe during this outbreak. Our Ann Arbor taxi and limo Drivers are wearing masks and protective gloves and each car is sanitized after passengers exit our vehicles. Transportation for essential needs is still available to the Ann Arbor community and surrounding areas daily. Many people need special assistance gathering food, vital supplies, visiting doctors and getting medicine. Our staff is also offering contact-free delivery services for food and other important necessities. Call 734-845-9222 to book your ride!

We can provide a safe and punctual ride that you’ll love 24/7.

Please Call: 734-845-9222 today for more information.

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Holiday Travel Season – Covid19 Safety

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We understand the difficulties of travel during this challenging time and know that many people have opted to stay in place this season. Our team would like you to know that if you choose to seek taxi transport to an airport or any holiday destination you can certainly count on Fare Ride to take the necessary measures to better protect you from the dangers of COVID19.

Please mask up and stay safe and also take time to review one of the following links focused on COVID19 safety and potential exposure during travel here.

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Providing Taxi & Limo Service for Ann Arbor Hotels & More

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WE ARE PROUD TO SERVE:

The University of Michigan 734-764-4636 (campus info) 500 S. State Street​Ann Arbor, Michigan

Graduate Hotel  734-769-2200 615 E. Huron Street Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Webers Boutique Hotel 734-769-2500 3050 Jackson Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Bell Tower Hotel 734-769-3010 300 S. Thayer Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

The University Inn 734-971-8000 2424 E. Stadium Blvd. Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Hampton Inn & Suites – North 734-996-4444, West 734-994-1100 South 734-665-1500

Sheraton  734-996-0600 3200 Boardwalk Drive Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Holiday Inn & Suites – South 734-213-1900 3155 Boardwalk Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 | Holiday Inn Express & Suites- West – 734-827-1100 323 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Ann Arbor Regent Hotel 734-973-6100 2455 Carpenter Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Courtyard by Marriott 734-995-5900 3205 Boardwalk Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Hilton Garden Inn 734-327-6400 1401 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Residence Inn Downtown 734-662-9999 120 W. Huron Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104  Residence Inn North 734-327-0011 3535 Green Court, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Fairfield Inn by Marriott 734-995-5200 3285 Boardwalk Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

The Kensington Hotel 734-761-7800 3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Staybridge Suites -734-213-1400 3850 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Even Hotel – Ann Arbor 734-761-2929 600 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor Michigan 48108

DoubleTree by Hilton Ann Arbor – North 734-769-9800 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Google 734-332-6500 2300 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Hyatt Place 734-995-1234 3223 S. State Street, Ann Arbor. Michigan 48108
Faurecia Interiors Systems Inc.,
Toyota North America R & D, 
Ford Motor Company,
General Motors,
Eastern Michigan University 734-487-1849 900 Oakwood Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
Washtenaw Community College 734-973-3300 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital 734-712-3456 5301 McAuley Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan​ 48197

UMHS – University of Michigan Health Systems (main phone) 734-764-8320 and many more. 
Our Business Hours: We are open in Ann Arbor 24/7 for both taxi and limo style services.

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Drive Safely | Be Responsible | Stay Alive Don’t Drink & Drive | Ann Arbor Taxi & Limo Service

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Please be responsible on the Michigan roadways. Getting a DUI charge truly isn’t worth the terrible consequences. You don’t want to lose your driving privileges or possibly cause harm or even death to yourself and others. We are open 24/7 in the Ann Arbor area and available to assist you with personal ground transport services. Make the right choice when you don’t have a designated driver to offer you a ride home, call Fare Ride to request a cab to pick you up. We even have gift-cards available instantly for your family or friends to purchase on your behalf if you don’t have enough for the fare. Be smart, stay safe in your community and choose the right path. Your future will thank you for it. Call 734-845-9222 to order your safe Fare Ride home today.

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