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Detroit People Mover

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Address: Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: 313 224 2160
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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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Great way to get around Downtown

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Brockville
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119 reviews 119 reviews
37 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

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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363 helpful votes 363 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

.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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21 reviews 21 reviews
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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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52 reviews 52 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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230 reviews 230 reviews
64 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
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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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Indiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I always look forward to at least one trip on the People Mover when I visit Detroit. The price per ride is unbeatable in any major city I've visited recently. The cars are clean and they keep a timely schedule. My only real complaint with them is their "extended" hours during the Detroit Auto Show were only until 12 Midnight.... More 

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