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Taxis. Shuttles. Buses. And don’t forget the People Mover. There are many ways to take you where you need to go.

Public Transportation

There are a number of buses and taxis that run throughout Detroit. When using public transportation, it's a good idea to check fares, stops and schedules ahead of time.

  1. SMART Buses
  2. D-DOT Buses
  3. Detroit People Mover
  4. Taxicab Services
  5. Bus Station
  6. Train Station


Buses travel throughout the metropolitan Detroit area and several suburbs (including Royal Oak). For information on schedules, fares and bus routes call 313.962.5515.

D-DOT Buses

Buses travel throughout the city of Detroit. For information on bus routes, scheduling, and additional services, contact 888.DDOT.BUS or 888.336.8287. The service also provides callers with estimated travel and walking times between various stops, ticket and fare information, lost and found reports, and Gray Line sightseeing tours.

Detroit People Mover

This elevated transit system circles the Central Business District of Detroit, including Greektown, Cobo Hall, the Renaissance Center and Joe Louis Arena.


Taxicab Services

To get a taxi in Detroit, it is best to call and arrange to be picked up.

Checker Cab
Rates: $2.50 pick up plus $1.50 a mile

City Cab
Rates: $2.50 pick up plus $1.60 a mile

Detroit Cab Company

Bus Station

Greyhound Bus Lines
Location nearest CCS: 1001 Howard Street

Train Station

Amtrak Trains
11 West Baltimore

Motor City Driving

It's fairly easy to get around Detroit by car once you familiarize yourself with area streets and freeways. Just purchase a city map and you'll be on your way. To renew your license or get a Michigan driver's license, visit a Secretary of State office.

Nearby Secretary of State offices:

7310 Woodward Avenue (in the Labor Building)

550 Washington Boulevard

8717 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck

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