Convenient Parking and Transportation Available in Downtown Detroit For NAIAS
13 January 2000Convenient Parking and Transportation Available in Downtown Detroit For North American International Auto Show 2000
DETROIT, Jan. 13 -- Individuals attending the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center will find convenient and accessible parking and transportation downtown. The show runs from January 15 - 23. More than 800,000 visitors are expected to attend. Visitors are encouraged to park at facilities near People Mover stations and ride over to the show. For a map of downtown parking facilities and the People Mover route, visit the City of Detroit's Web site at http://www.ci.detroit.mi.us . The City also is offering free shuttle service from the Joe Louis Arena Garage throughout the day until 11 p.m. Detroit Department of Transportation is also providing shuttle service from two parking facilities -- Grand Circus and Kennedy Square -- as well as the Greektown People Mover station, which is closed because of construction. The shuttle services runs from 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and from 5 - 11 p.m. on Monday through Friday. The cost is 50 cents. The following MPD facilities will be open for visitors attending the Auto Show Charity Preview on Friday January 14 and the Auto Show: * Cobo Hall Garage Mon. - Fri. (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.) $6.75 Mon. - Fri. (after 6 p.m.) 4.50 Sat. & Sun. (6 a.m. - midnight.) 4.50 * Cobo Roof Deck Mon. - Fri. (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.) $3.50 Mon. - Fri. (after 6 p.m.) 4.00 Sat. & Sun. (6 a.m. - midnight) 4.00 * Ford Underground Mon. - Fri. (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.) $6.50 Mon. - Fri. (after 6 p.m.) 4.50 Sat. & Sun. (7 a.m. - 7 p.m.) 4.50 * Grand Circus Park Mon. - Fri. (5:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.)$3.25 (w/DDOT Shuttle) Mon. - Fri. (after 6 p.m.) 3.25 Sat. & Sun. (10 a.m. - 10 p.m.) 3.25 * Greektown Garage Mon. - Fri. (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.) $5.00 (24 Hours) Mon. - Fri. (after 6 p.m.) 3.25 Sat. & Sun. 3.25 * Joe Louis Arena Mon. - Fri. (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.) $3.50 w/ Free Shuttle Mon. - Fri. (6 p.m. - midnight) 6.00 Sat. & Sun. (6 a.m. - midnight) 3.50 * Kennedy Square Mon. - Fri. (5:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.) $7.50 (w/DDOT Shuttle) Mon. - Fri. (5:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.) 2.25 Sat. & Sun. (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) 2.25 * Millennium Mon. - Fri. (6 a.m. - 12 a.m.) $10.00 Sat. & Sun. (6 a.m. - 12 a.m.) 10.00 For more information on parking, call the Detroit Municipal Parking Department at (313) 967-1600. For individuals riding the People Mover, hours of operation are: * Monday - Thursday 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. * Friday 7 a.m. - midnight * Saturday 8 a.m. - midnight * Sunday 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. The People Mover fare is 50 cents per ride. Any combination of U.S. nickels, dimes and quarter or one DPM token may be used for entry. Tokens are available in all DPM stations. Persons certified as handicapped, Medicare cardholders and the elderly are eligible for discounted (50%) passes and token. Children five and under ride free. Trains depart the stations approximately every 3 - 5 minutes. The DPM is 100 percent accessible to elderly and disabled persons.