Detroit M-1 Rail Sets Fares, Service Hours

Detroit M-1 Rail has announced its operating plan and fares when its  streetcar service begins as expected in early 2017.

M-1 Rail logoA ride will cost $1.50, although discounted tickets are available if purchased in bulk.

M-1 officials said details are still being worked out about the cost of a transfer from a bus and a universal pass.

The streetcars are expected to operate between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays.

Additional late night service will be provided for such events as baseball, football, hockey games, concerts and festivals.

The streetcar line will have 12 stops on its 3.3 mile trek on Woodward Avenue. Cars will have a top speed of 35 mph and will share lanes with vehicle traffic.

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