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Detroit People Mover

Detroit, MI 48226
+1 313-224-2160
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Handy, but doesn't go too far

The Detroit People Mover gets you around downtown in a somewhat rickety overhead train. It's super... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bill T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Easy and fun

Quick fun loop around downtown with nice mosaic art at each stop. And cheap! Nice warm interlude... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Detroit People Mover (DPM) is a fully automated light rail system that operates on an elevated single-track loop in Detroit's central business district. Launched in 1987, the system’s 13 stations provide quick connections between the courts and administrative offices of several levels of government, sports arenas, exhibition centers, major hotels, and commercial, banking and retail districts. Service is frequent and unencumbered by vehicle or pedestrian traffic, and at just 75 cents per ride, it’s the best bargain in town!
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“the loop” (21 reviews)
“per ride” (19 reviews)
“downtown area” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Detroit, MI 48226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Detroit People Mover gets you around downtown in a somewhat rickety overhead train. It's super cheap and easy to get on and off, but you can ride the entire loop in about 25 minutes, including all stops.

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick fun loop around downtown with nice mosaic art at each stop. And cheap! Nice warm interlude after skating at Campus Martius.

Thank DuHBrow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people mover is efficient, quick and very convenient. The monorail is a very easy way to get from one venue to Nother without having to face the weather.

Thank EverydayMum
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Finally I hop on the people mover and had a tour around the downtown Detroit. What a convenient way to have a look at the downtown area.with $0.75. There're total 13 stops on the route: Sports arena, Broadway, Financial, etc. The best part is near...More

Thank WindyandSun
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been a Detroiter my whole life and the people mover has always been my go to way of getting around. When my husband and I have an event downtown we park at Greektown and then use the people mover to go across the city....More

Thank Eliz H
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I went on it to get to the thanksgiving day turkey trot and all i needed to do was park witch at the time i got there was easy and free then hop on and go to wherever in the Detroit metro area you needed...More

Thank jglass20
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We go to downtown Detroit quite a bit for Concerts and Games,the people mover is cheep and always seems safe and you can just ride to see downtown.If you are going to Detroit I would use the people mover to get around it beats traffic....More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

native detroiters and visitors alike to really see the city. This a great way for a first date and to cuddle

Thank Al L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Easy on and easy off at convenient locations downtown. Worth riding around the track just to see the beautiful buildings in Detroit.

Thank cochranekim
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Really have fallen in love with downtown and the people mover is part of it. Easy to get on and off and for 75 cents is a very inexpensive way to get around.

Thank Bill M
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18 December 2017|
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Response from Lesley T | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Crowne Plaza, very close but depends on your budget I guess
15 October 2017|
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Response from NCC1701X | Reviewed this property |
I don't know...check their website??
Stephanie C
30 September 2017|
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Response from Kat K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it does. Other posters have answered the hours.