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Detroit Transportation Corporation

Ms. Barbara Hansen,
General Manager
1420 Washington Blvd., Third Floor, 
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-224-2160
Fax: 313-224-2134
E-mail:  bhansen@thepeoplemover.com 
www.thepeoplemover.com 
DPM System Map PDF icon 

Senate District: 1
House District: 6

 

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System Profile 

The Detroit Transportation Corporation is owner and operator of the Detroit People Mover (DPM). The DPM is the largest municipal rail system in the state of Michigan. It is a fully automated light rail system that operates clockwise on an elevated single track 2.9 mile loop in Detroit's central business district. Round trip on the system is approximately 15 minutes, and trains arrive approximately every 3 to 4 minutes. Fare is 75¢ per ride, and children 5 and under ride free.

The DPM system provides connections between the municipal complexes, courts, and administrative offices of several levels of government, Joe Louis Arena, Ford Field, Comerica Park, Greektown, Cobo Convention and Exhibition Center, major hotels, and commercial, banking and retail districts. Close proximity of the Detroit People Mover to the stadia, theatre district, the Detroit Riverwalk and the Rosa Parks Transit Center make reaching your destination downtown easily accessible to other Downtown destinations. The integration of eight of the thirteen People Mover stations into pre-existing structures links over 9 million square feet that can be traversed unimpeded by outside elements. 12 of the 13 stations are handicapped accessible, and each vehicle has two wheelchair securement positions. The system regularly carries approximately 2,000,000 riders per year.


System Characteristics 
 
Days/Hours of Operations:

M-THUR 6:30 AM -12 Midnight
FRI 6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Sundays Noon - Midnight
 

Employees: 86
 
   



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