SERVICE ALERT: Limited operations for presidential visit changes DPM service – with map

Detroit People Mover Service Advisory: January 20, 2016

People Mover will run in shuttle mode for a limited time and

by-pass stations during presidential visit


DETROIT, Mich. (1/19/2016) // The Detroit Transportation Corporation (DTC) has modified Detroit People Mover (DPM) service tomorrow afternoon to accommodate President Barack Obama’s visit to the North American International Auto Show.


The People Mover will offer extremely limited service Wednesday, January 20 between 12:30 and approximately 3:30 p.m.


Trains will not stop at the following stations and will be closed for pedestrian entry beginning at 12:30 p.m.:  Renaissance, Millender Center, Financial District, Joe Louis Arena and Cobo Center.


The remaining eight stations will be serviced by one People Mover train operating between Fort/Cass around to Bricktown station and back.


Additionally, to assist patron movement around the central business district, two DPM-designated motor coaches will stop in front of six People Mover stations. Customers may board in front of the following stations from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.:

Fort/Cass                                 Broadway

Michigan                                  Greektown

Grand Circus Park                    Bricktown


For full People Mover service and direct access to COBO, customers – including those requiring handicapped accessibility – are advised to arrive prior to station closures and depart after 4:00 p.m. Following security clearance, DPM stations will re-open and normal operating service will continue until midnight.



Detroit People Mover was constructed in 1987 as part of a planned, regional transportation system. Fare is 75 cents per ride.  Any combination of U.S. nickels, dimes and quarters or one DPM token may be used for entry.  Tokens are available in all DPM stations. The DPM is accessible to elderly and disabled persons.  Children, ages five and under ride free.



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