Detroit People Mover, Detroit

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Address: Downtown Detroit

Ticket Price: 1 USD

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Timings: 06:30 am - 11:59 pm Details

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The Detroit People Mover is a single track mass transit system that encircles Downtown Detroit. This 2.9 mile long circular track halts at 13 stations. The easy access of to DDOT and SMART bus routes, make this part of a vast, comprehensive network of transit.

The Detroit People Mover or DPM was opened to the public on 31st July 1987. Conceived by the Urban Mass Transport Administration in 1975, the people mover was originally planned as a metro-wide light transit system for Detroit. However, the inability to come to an agreement by local leaders led to a cut in the funding of the project. However, the project did go on and was taken over by the Detroit Transport Corporation in 1988 to operate and maintain the people mover.

The route includes some of Detroit’s noteworthy landmarks, including Greektown, The Renaissance Center, the Joe Louis Arena and Broadway.

Each station displays some of the most stunning artworks by various artists of Detroit. The artworks date back to 1987, completed along the same time the People Mover was opened.

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  • I often ride the People Mover when I'm in the area. There are convenient stops to anywhere I need to go. It only cost .75 cents to get on. The convenience of the stops and this form of transit also allows me to park in less expensive areas or lots. It beats the high-priced stadium parking (Ford Field, Comerica and the soon-to-be new Little Caesars Arena). It's always clean when I ride and the cost is very reasonable. I feel safe. No complaints.

  • Bottomline i never seen the peoplemover in such disrepair. I rode the people mover this weekend. Been riding for 15 years not regularly, but at least once a year. The belts are bad it had a terrible screeching sound. Last time, over the winter it was shutdown, so shouldn't it be working properly now? Also over the winter it was shutdown but the token machines still took money so i bought tokens over the winter then got to the gate to see it was shutdown, so i had the tokens i used this weekend for over 6 months. Bottomline is this thing is broken down now, i never seen it such disrepair.

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  • Convenient and affordable way to get around town. I have used the People Mover my whole life and have never encountered any issues. The People Mover has always been a very clean, safe and fun way to maneuver Detroit.

  • Love it! Go Detroit !

  • After I park, I take the people mover to get around. Love taking it. Trying to find parking downtown is ridiculous and when you do find a spot it's pricy.

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