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Avoid Road Closures - Use the People Mover for Jazz Festival Transportation

DETROIT / August 29 / You have a strategy for downtown parking, but want to grab a meal and see your favorite artists performing at three different Jazz Fest stages. Simple: travel without traffic on the Detroit People Mover (DPM).


Patrons are advised to park near one of the 13 People Mover stations and exit closest to the festival staging. Air-conditioned trains arrive every 4 minutes during special operating hours:


Friday, August 30             6:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Saturday, August 31         9:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Sunday, September 1      11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Monday, September 2      6:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m


Location Detroit People Mover Station Distance

JP Morgan Chase Main Stage

(725 Bates Street)

Cadillac Center Station

(Gratiot & Library)


Millender Center Station

(Randolph & Jefferson Ave.)

1.5 Blocks


2.5 Blocks

Mack Avenue Records Jazz Talk Tent

(Woodward Near Congress)

Financial District Station

(Larned St., between Shelby and Griswold)

1.5 Blocks

Carhartt Amphitheatre Stage, Absopure Waterfront Stage &    (Hart Plaza)


Financial District Station 2.5 Blocks


WSU Pyramid Stage / Jam Sessions at the Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center

Renaissance Center Station 2 Blocks / 3 Minutes