Detroit Department of Transportation

We help residents and visitors get to their destinations

The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) is the largest public transit provider in Michigan that serves the City of Detroit, surrounding suburbs, and neighboring cities, including Highland Park and Hamtramck. DDOT prides itself on providing reliable, clean, safe, and efficient service to an average of 85,000 riders daily.




Wear a mask when using transit 
To protect the health and safety of our customers and employees, DDOT is temporarily suspending fare collection for all trips and request that customers wear a mask. Read more


Responding to COVID-19 

DDOT takes the COVID-19 situation very seriously. We are working with the City of Detroit, state and local public health officials and following the CDC’s guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

Learn more about DDOT COVID-19 updates.

DDOT COVID-19 Customer Survey 


Many of our passengers who ride DDOT are deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to understand better how these unprecedented challenges are impacting your day-to-day travel experience. Please take our brief DDOT COVID-19 Customer Survey

Surveys are available near the cashier window to complete in English, Spanish, and Arabic at the Rosa Parks Transit Center for a limited time. 

Read more

Subscribe to DDOT 

Subscribe to the City of Detroit Newsletter to opt-in to receive DDOT announcements. 

Public Notifications

DDOT Public Notifications include information about weekly service performance, ridership, the Local Advisory Council (LAC) and fares. 

View older DDOT Public Notifications.

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