Chariot Local Transit Information

Pleasant Ridge and Ferndale have partnered with Chariot, a microtransit service owned by Ford Mobility to provide a 7-month pilot program. The Chariot service is FREE to ride and connects Pleasant Ridge with Ferndale’s downtown and Livernois business districts.

How to Use

To use Chariot, download the Chariot app, available via IOS or Android. You will be asked to create an account with your email address and verify your phone number. Once that is complete, you are ready to book a ride on one of the 7-passenger, wheelchair-accessible Ford Transit vans driven by Chariot’s W-2 employee drivers.

Service Hours

Chariot service is from 4 p.m. to midnight every Thursday through Saturday through March, 2019. One Chariot shuttle runs at all times during the service hours, with an additional shuttle running between 5 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. During peak hours a shuttle will arrive at each stop every 15 minutes. You can see the location of shuttles on the Chariot app.


Chariot service is from 4 p.m. to midnight, every Thursday through Saturday. The pilot program will run through March, 2019.

The Chariot route map can be viewed at this link: Chariot Route.

Stops are at the following locations:

– Sylvan/Woodward Alley
– Hessel Park
– W. 9 Mile/Woodward SMART stop (in front of Rust Belt Market)
– W. 9 Mile at Ferndale Foods driveway
– Kulick Community Center
– Axle Brewing Co. Livernois Tap
– W. Troy Street between Allen and Woodward
– First United Methodist on Woodward at Leroy
– E. 9 Mile/Woodward SMART stop (on 9 Mile across the street from Como’s)