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Rosa Parks Transit Center

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Street Address: 360 Michigan Avenue
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Since the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) first announced this project in 2005, little visible progress was made on this project. However, in February 2007, the DEGC announced that a construction contract was awarded for the terminal. Construction will begin in March 2007 with the facility complete by July 2008 2009 (due to delays in constructing the tensile roof structure).

The facility incorporates a soaring tensile canopy that picks up on similar public space themes present at Chene Park and soon to be built portions of the Detroit Riverfront.

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rudy dechavez November 9, 2010 at 10:16 am

I was planning on taking the Mega Bus this Sunday. Is there an overnight garage near by where I can park my car for one night? If so, where and how much?

Thank you.

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Birgitte Madsen January 28, 2011 at 9:37 am

I am planning a Megabus trip shortly and having same problem as far as parking is concerned. Did you ever find a safe place to leave your car overnight? Thanks so much.

Trang N February 27, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Hello, I need the same ? to be answered. I am going to Chicago from Detroit on March 12. Need over night parking for couple nights?

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Steve February 28, 2011 at 5:58 pm

There are two close options:
1) Park-Rite Trolley Plaza Garage, Washington Boulevard, 313-965-3111
$6.00 per day
2) Westin Book-Cadillac Parking Garage, Michigan Avenue, 313-442-1600
$10 to get out. The attendant was real clear that you could park your car for a couple days and only pay the $10 once. You may want to call and confirm.

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cindi September 9, 2011 at 5:52 pm

I called the Westin and they said 10 a day.

Aliza May 3, 2011 at 11:43 am

I was going to take a megabus from Pittsburgh to Detroit and then rent a car from Detroit to Chicago. Are there any car rentals near the Megabus stop at the Rosa Parks Transit Center? It would be very informative. Thanks!

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Patricia Newson June 25, 2011 at 6:37 pm

Are there any car rentals at the Rosa Parks transit center?

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Mary Ellen August 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm

who should I contact to rent car so I can drive to Saginaw, Mich?

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Steve August 2, 2011 at 8:52 pm

There’s nothing right next door to the transit center, but the closest is Enterprise in the GM Renaissance Center (100 Renaissance Ctr Suite 1108, Detroit, MI 48243 – (313) 259-3946). It’s a short ride away on the people mover which you can board at either the Times Square or Michigan Avenue station. They are both about a block away from the transit center.

Tony December 3, 2011 at 9:28 am

Very close is MGM Grand Casino, 1777 Third St., can we park there?

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betty December 23, 2011 at 5:32 pm

I will be going to Detroit on megabus, can I be picked up at the Rosa Parks Center and is there parking?

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Kenneth Elliott March 3, 2012 at 11:19 am

Where is the nearest economical hotel to the Megabus stop at Rosa Parks Transit Center?

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faye bell June 7, 2012 at 12:26 pm

Is there transportation at the transit center? Our bus gets there @ 8:40pm. Are there taxis onsite at that time of the evening?

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Tricia Blain December 10, 2012 at 12:38 pm

Is the building at the Transit Center open X-Mas Eve. about 7:30? ( Building includes the police station) What are the police station regular hours?

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Stephanie Johnson June 14, 2013 at 4:47 am

I have to wait a couple of hours for the Mega Bus from Rosa Parks Transit to go to East Lansing, MI. Are there any restaurants or bookstores near the Rosa Parks Transit Center?

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raffy July 3, 2013 at 12:33 am

Is there a train or bus that will take me to DTW from Rosa Park Transit Center, Detroit?

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scott July 27, 2013 at 4:39 pm

Is there a shuttle form detroit airport to the rosa parks transit center?

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JoAnne August 8, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Is there a reasonable hotel to say at near Rosa Park Transit? I am taking the Mega bus and nee an over night accomadation.

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Deepansh August 21, 2013 at 10:09 pm

I need to take a megabus from detroit to Pittsburgh. Is rosa parks transit centre the place where i need to go for that? My ticket just mentions Cass Avenue and Warren Avenue. Dunno what to make of that.

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Ms.Tucker September 27, 2013 at 3:28 pm

THESE BUS LINES ARE TERRIBLE, THEY ARE NOT PROFESSIONAL AT ALL, THERE PHONE LINES ARE NOT OPEN ALL THE TIME, THEY DON’T CHECK THER VOICEMAIL, THEY CAN’T EVEN GIVE GOOD DIRECTIONS TO CUSTOMERS WHO NEED IT WOW I WISH I WOULD HAVE RECORDED MY PHONE CALL AND WAS ABLE TO PUT IT UP SO EVERYONE CAN HERE.MY THING IS HOW ARE YOU SUPPOSE TO KNOW SOMETHING IF NO ONE WANTS TO TELL YOU.

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Juan September 29, 2013 at 11:05 am
Francine Davis October 1, 2013 at 12:44 am

i want to plan a trip to Detroit coming by Megabus & then is there a city bus that goes over by The Ritz venue on Hoover Rd.

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Bernie October 31, 2013 at 5:28 pm

Safe Overnight Parking?
I see that in a prior post, someone mentioned that you could use either the 1) Park-Rite Trolley Plaza Garage, Washington Boulevard, 313-965-3111@ $6.00 per day or 2) Westin Book-Cadillac Parking Garage, Michigan Avenue, 313-442-1600@ $10.00. BUT HOW CLOSE ARE THESE TO THE STATION?
If I have an 8:30 a.m. bus to catch, I don’t really want to be wondering the streets of Detroit, in the early morning and out in the cold, and not knowing where I’m going?!?! Thanks!

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Pamela Blacklidge January 26, 2014 at 10:39 am

Taking Megabus from GR to Det (Rosa Parks) however need shuttle to Det Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. Anyone know about that?

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