Grand Circus Park station

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Grand Circus Park
DPM train enters Grand Circus station.jpg
A train stopping at the Grand Circus Park Station
Location Intersection of Park Avenue and Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan
Coordinates 42°20′09″N 83°03′02″W / 42.33578°N 83.05052°W / 42.33578; -83.05052Coordinates: 42°20′09″N 83°03′02″W / 42.33578°N 83.05052°W / 42.33578; -83.05052
Owned by Detroit Transportation Corporation
Platforms 3 side platform
Tracks 3 (1 for DPM, 2 for M-1 Rail)
Construction
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1987 (DPM)
Opening May 12, 2017 (2017-05-12) (QLINE)[1]
Rebuilt 2015 (DPM)
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 72,774 (DPM)
Rank 12 out of 13
Services
Preceding station   Detroit People Mover   Following station
One-way operation
DPM icon.png
toward Grand Circus Park
  Future service  
QLINE
toward Congress
QLINE
toward Grand
Catching Up by J. Seward Johnson, Jr. at Grand Circus Park station

Grand Circus Park is a public transit station in Downtown Detroit, Michigan that services both Detroit People Mover and the future M-1 Rail Line.[2] The station takes its name from the adjacent Grand Circus Park.

Detroit People Mover[edit]

The station occupies the first two floors of a structure attached to the historic David Whitney Building. It is located at the intersection of Park Street and Woodward Avenue near Washington Boulevard, in the Grand Circus Park Historic District.[2] Accessible by stairway only after the David Whitney Building closed in 1999, the station underwent a major renovation between August 2014 and June 2015 to make it ADA-compliant, to coincide with the reopening of the David Whitney as an Aloft hotel and apartments.[3]

QLINE[edit]

The station will have a transfer to the QLINE light rail outside along Woodward Ave. The QLINE station will be heated and feature security cameras and emergency phones. Passenger amenities will include Wi-Fi and arrival signs.[4] The QLINE portion of the Grand Circus Park Station is sponsored by General Motors' Chevrolet brand.[5]

Destinations[edit]

The Grand Circus Park station serves:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fleming, Leonard (March 9, 2017). "QLine to begin offering rides on May 12". Detroit News. Retrieved March 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Detroit Transportation Corporation . accessed 4.04.2012
  3. ^ "Local Contractor for Grand Circus Park Station". Detroit Transportation Corporation. 20 October 2014. Archived from the original on 25 January 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Runyan, Robin (December 9, 2016). "Here's what the QLINE stations will look like". curbed.com. Vox Media. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "M-1 Rail Station Stops". M-1Rail.com. M-1 Rail. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 

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