Enjoy Convenient Parking, Transportation and Ride People Mover during 2019 North American International Auto Show

Individuals attending the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at Cobo Center will find convenient, accessible parking and transportation in downtown Detroit.


Ford Underground Garage
, 30 E. Jefferson*
Monday - Friday (6 a.m. - midnight) - $15
Saturday - Sunday (7 a.m. - midnight) - $15
Sunday, Jan. 27 (7 a.m. – 10 p.m.) - $15

Millennium Garage, 432 W. Congress*
Monday-Sunday (24 hours) - $ 20

*Denotes facility is located near People Mover Station


Motorists also may park at Municipal Parking kiosks in one-hour increments up to four hours in Zones 103 and 105 all day. After 6 p.m., kiosk space may be purchased in one-hour increments up to four hours daily and all day on Saturdays in the remaining zones during the Auto Show.

The City of Detroit also will enforce No Parking, Tow Zone and No Standing Zones from noon - 10 p.m. from Jan. 19 - 27 on:

  • Congress from Woodward to Third
  • Shelby and Griswold from Jefferson to Fort Street
  • Larned from Washington Blvd. to Woodward
  • Washington Blvd. from Congress to Michigan
  • Cass from Congress to Fort Street
  • Fort Street between Griswold and Third
  • Jefferson Avenue from Randolph to Washington Blvd.

There will be no parking of any vehicles on Atwater from Third to Renaissance Drive during the Auto Show. Motorists are advised to observe all posted parking restrictions to avoid being ticketed and/or possibly having vehicles towed.

For more information, call the Municipal Parking Department at (313) 221-2500 or go to the City’s website at www.detroitmi.gov/parking.


The City also encourages individuals attending the Auto Show to use DDOT to travel downtown and then take the Detroit People Mover to get to Cobo Center. DDOT offers 24/7 service on the ConnectTen routes: Grand River, Gratiot, Greenfield, Jefferson, Michigan, Seven Mile, VanDyke/Lafayette, Vernor, Warren and Woodward. ConnectTen buses run every 15 minutes from 6 – 9 a.m. and 3 – 6 p.m. on weekdays and have free WiFi.


Individuals also can park at a City parking facility and catch the Detroit People Mover (DPM) to the Auto Show. DPM service begins earlier on the weekends during the Auto Show. On all other days during the show, the DPM will operate on its normal schedule.

The People Mover hours during the Auto Show are:

January 18 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.

January 19 8 a.m. - 2 a.m.

January 20 8 a.m. – midnight

January 21 – 24 6:30 a.m. - midnight

January 25 6:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.

January 26 8 a.m. - 2 a.m.

January 27 8 a.m. – midnight

The Detroit People Mover provides safe, quick connections between Cobo Center, major hotels, and the commercial, entertainment and retail districts. The elevated service is frequent, without vehicle or pedestrian traffic, and the fare is just 75 cents per ride. Children ages 5 and younger ride free.

For an interactive system map with online station guide and schedule, go to www.thepeoplemover.com or use the free mobile app now available on Google Play and Apple App Store. The Detroit Transportation Corporation’s offices are open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday at (313) 224-2160.