DETROIT, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit People Mover service resumes on
Sunday, September 15, with the system operating on By-Pass service between
Bricktown and Millender Center stations.
The By-Pass service consists of two trains traveling in opposite
directions, bypassing at the Times Square station. There is no need to
transfer between trains. The By-Pass service will continue through June 2004.
The Detroit People Mover service was modified to accommodate the track and
station closure at the Renaissance Center during General Motors' renovation
As a courtesy to its passengers, DPM will waive the fare for both the
shuttle and People Mover throughout the month of September. Monthly pass
subscribers will be given a one-month credit on their current subscriptions.
Resuming on October 1, 2002, fare for the Detroit People Mover will be
50 cents per ride. A token or any combination of U.S. nickels, dimes and
quarters may be used for entry. Tokens are available in all operational DPM
stations. The DPM is accessible to elderly and disabled persons.
Persons with disabilities who are Medicare cardholders as well as seniors
are eligible for a 50 percent discount on passes and token and are available
at the Detroit People Mover Administrative Offices located at 1420 Washington
Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Detroit, Michigan 48226. Children under 5-years of age
For more information on the Detroit People Mover, call (313) 224-2160
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., or dial (313) 962-RAIL after 5 p.m. and on
weekends. Additional information is also available on the Web site at
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SOURCE City of Detroit