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Stay Informed with People Mover

People Mover uses several methods of communication to make sure you stay updated on our news and urgent notices.

Alerts and Notices

You can sign up to receive alerts, advisories and community event updates regarding Public Transportation through Nixle.

To join Nixle, you can text "PEOPLEMOVER" to 888777.

You can also click the link below to create an account from the Nixle website, and select Anchorage Public Transportation Department from the Agency list.


In addition to Nixle, our homepage often features an Announcements section in the right hand margin and/or a more urgent message in red font above our frequently used links in the center of the page.

Bus Information

Our Rideline, 907.343.6543, is a computerized voice interactive telephone information system set up to give you information such as route descriptions, bus times, or connect you to an operator during normal business hours. We also use the system to record short messages that will give you information on current promotions or impacts on service, such as major detours, service delays or cancellations, etc.

Along with our Rideline, we also have a number of options for planning your trip, tracking your bus, and learning how to ride if it's your first time.

Resource Use
BusTracker  See where your bus is along the route and obtain estimated arrival times at specific stops. 
Trip Planner Enter your starting and ending points, as well as departure and/or arrival times and receive the best commute options available. 
Mobile Ticketing Icon

The People Mover mTicket App allows you to purchase bus passes from your mobile device.

Click here for details.

 Code for Anc Icon

Text service through partnership with Code for Anchorage providing bus arrival times for bus stops.

Text "ABOUT" to 907.312.2060 for further information.  

Travel Training 

People Mover offers free one-on-one training to groups and individuals. 

Pages of Interest

We maintain a number of pages on our website to keep you informed of situations affecting public transportation, as well as any changes to our services and/or policies.

Page  Use 
Detours  Gives detour information for affected routes as well as expected duration of the detours. 
Service Changes  Details information regarding People Mover's annual service change. 
Fares and Passes  Information on all different bus pass types and cost, and will notify if there is a fare change. 
Rider Tools  A list of helpful tools and programs offered by Public Transportation. 
Anchorage Talks Transit

Stay up-to-date with the Anchorage Talks Transit project, envisioning a redesigned bus system.

Sign up to join the mailing list to stay informed.

Social Media and Transit-Related Links

Source  Use 
Public Transportation Event Calendar Icon

A listing of all upcoming public meetings and events Public Transportation will be a part of.



Notice of meetings, holiday schedules, service changes, major detours, current campaigns and promotions, and other entertaining and informational messages.

YouTube Icon

Posting of current commercial spots or transit related videos, as well as instructional videos.

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Posting of pictures and videos from events, as well as pictures of People Mover around town from followers of the page.

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One-stop source for all your commuting needs.

    • People Mover
    • Director: Jamie Acton
    • 3600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907 343-6543