Getting to Detroit Metro Airport under RTA transit plan


DETROIT – Getting rides to and from Detroit Metro Airport, or paying for expensive airport parking, could be a thing of the past under the Regional Transit Authority's new proposal.

The plan would connect several metro Detroit communities by various types of public transit, including a rail system and bus system.

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW), is Michigan's largest airport and the 16th busiest airport in the country by passenger traffic.

The public transit plan would offer an "Airport Express" option -- a premium, limited-stop express service which would operate throughout the day.

The airport also would be connected to other systems, like the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, as well as the Cross-County connector, which connects counties by bus service.

View a large version of the proposed plan map here.

"Airport Express" would provide transportation to DTW from:

  • Ann Arbor
  • Downtown Detroit
  • Macomb County
  • Oakland County
  • Ypsilanti
  • I-275 (Oakland County)

Detroit Metropolitan Airport is located in Romulus, Michigan, and serves over 160 destinations around the world.

Most communities in Southeast Michigan would be at, or nearby an Airport Express location.

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