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Detroit People Mover

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Address: Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: 313 224 2160
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6:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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Downtown vantages from the People Mover

A ride in the People Mover may not actually transport you all that far and, as you'll notice, being a short loop you will soon find yourself back where you started. With a rather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews 127 reviews
53 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A ride in the People Mover may not actually transport you all that far and, as you'll notice, being a short loop you will soon find yourself back where you started. With a rather long and odd history for a just under 3 mile loop, its worth reading about, although I won't get into it. Suffice to say, its an... More 

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Brockville
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119 reviews 119 reviews
37 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

For .75 per ride you can't go wrong. We took it a couple of times over the weekend to go from our hotel to Greektown for supper and Joe for a game and we actually just stayed on it to see all of downtown. When we did go for a walk it we kept looking for the People Mover to... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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258 reviews 258 reviews
67 attraction reviews
365 helpful votes 365 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

.75 per ride. You need cash! No ATM in the station. Plenty of stations to get you close to where you are going. We entered at the Joe station and didn't have cash. The security guy used his own card to give me access, which was much appreciated, as we had limited time to go eat and return for the... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This was a great cheap way to travel around Downtown Detroit. Stops convenient to attractions, restaurants and hotels.

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Granville, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The elevated train makes several convenient stops including the Greektown Casino and parking and the GM Reinessance Bldg. and the Joe Louis (yuk) arena. Great way to travel quickly aand painlessly around downtown.

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Milford, Michigan
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70 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

we tried to use this for the Garth concert. What a joke----it totally cannot handle crowds--very poor people flow at stations. Would be awesome if it could handle crowds

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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Every foot this thing travels costs taxpayers money. And at times it is downright unsafe. Call a taxi or park in a secure garage. It travels in ONE DIRECTION.

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Detroit, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

For 75¢ you can't go wrong. It stops near almost any event that is happening downtown. Greektown is1 of the best stops next to the GM building. The best views are from this train. Going pretty much over the Detroit River and looking at Windsor, Ontario Canada is a beautiful thing. You see a lot of older buildings and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Although I an Detroit born and raised I recently took my kids (6, 3, and 18 months) on the people mover for the first time. They thought it was the most exciting thing EVER (quoting my 6 year old) and generally enjoyed the ride. My son liked when we went through combo hall (He said sweet)and my youngest just like... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's worth a trip on the People Mover when you're in downtown Detroit, as it takes you past many historic buildings, the Opera House, downtown library, Ford Field and Comerica Park, the Old Mariner's Church, Greektown, Bricktown and the Windsor and Detroit waterfront, the Renaissance Center, Cobo Hall, Joe Louis Arena, and more. There is simply so much to see.... More 

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