The D Discount Pass
Let's just say it out loud: People in the Motor City love driving their cars, and this city and its roadways are set up to oblige. Metro Detroit’s freeway system is considered one of the most efficient in the country. If you need a rental — a classic sedan or compact, party bus, luxurious limo or passenger van — you can find a comprehensive list of members that have what you need in this section. If you plan to take a taxi, it’s best to take the taxi company’s phone number with you so you can call ahead for a pick up. And check with your hotel on other metro Detroit transportation options. Many hotels provide shuttles to and from Detroit Metro Airport, for example, as well as to area attractions and stadiums during major events.
Skoot’s shuttle service links downtown hotels to Detroit Metro Airport with free onboard Wi-Fi, friendly drivers and great fees, and Uber’s high-tech service lets you connect with a driver by web or app (iPhone and Android) to get you just about anywhere in metro Detroit. And when you’re hitting Detroit’s downtown, be sure to hop on the Detroit People Mover, an elevated automated light-rail system that only costs 75 cents per ride. In fairer weather, think outside the motorized box and see the city by bike. The two-wheel movement is going viral in Detroit. Bike rentals are available and affordable.
Here are a few resources that list publicly available parking lots, parking garages and additional information about on-street parking. Some listed provide online apps to help get you parked and on your way as quick as possible.
Parkopedia — Detroit
Mi Drive is your resource for planning your route with up-to-date road construction information as well as traffic incidents and even road cameras. You can get Mi Drive online and on your smartphone or mobile device.
When you step in Edsel Ford's home office at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, check out the secret panel that opens up to reveal a private darkroom.
Always get where you want to go with People's Transit. Offering shuttle and charter services for any event or special occasion.
Holiday shop in style. Stay at the Drury Inn & Suites - Troy, an official partner of Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, and receive discounted room rates, a free shopping coupon book and complimentary treats.
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