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North American International Auto Show Downtown Parking Update

WHO: Attendees to Public Days of the 2005 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at COBO Conference/Exhibition Center are advised to check their local media for parking and traffic updates before heading downtown or go to the NAIAS Web site ( ) for a complete parking map of garages available throughout the city.


WHAT: The NAIAS, City of Detroit and Metro Networks are working to direct traffic to the parking garages that have available parking spaces to facilitate traffic flow. Metro Networks/Shadow Broadcast Services is the largest supplier of traffic, news, sports and weather programming to the broadcasting industry. Metro/Shadow is heard by more than 100 million adults throughout the U.S., on more than 2,200 radio and TV affiliates.

WHERE: The NAIAS Web site features an interactive map of Detroit that includes all parking garages as well as driving directions. Attendees should also check their local media outlets for traffic patterns and weather conditions before heading to the show.

The NAIAS is running six to ten shuttle buses daily along the Detroit River from Joe Louis Arena to the Renaissance Center parking structures. There are approximately 10,000 parking spaces in the Renaissance Center parking facilities.

The Detroit People Mover is fully functional, with several convenient stops near the NAIAS. Visit for additional information.

When parking on the Cobo Rooftop, money will only be collected at the top of the ramp, by credentialed Cobo personnel.

WHEN: Public Days for the NAIAS continue through Sunday, Jan. 23. Show hours are 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. through Jan. 22, and 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 23. Admittance ends one hour prior to show closing.

Tickets are available on-site, online at and through Ticketmaster outlets. To find a location near you, log onto or call (248) 645-6666.