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Government and Community Affairs

May 11, 2017 | All Day
Category: Other
Location: Detroit
4219 FAB, 656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Wayne State invites the entire campus community to participate in the Detroit Commuter Challenge, a month-long campaign to encourage more sustainable and healthy forms of commuting. Participating in the Challenge is easy. Do you normally drive to campus? Carpool with a friend. Do you normally take the bus? Try biking instead. Log your trips online during the month of May and you'll be entered to win great prizes.

Our goal is for Wayne State to be among the Top 5 employers the Commuter Challenge Leaderboard. Sign up today!

Commuting Made Easy

DDOT and RefleX recently added new routes to Midtown, and the QLINE and Detroit Bike Share will launch in May. See below for details.

DDOT and RefleX

New direct and limited-stop services to Midtown and Wayne State's campus are available with DDOT and RefleX. Weekly, bi-weekly and monthly transit passes are available for purchase at the Student Center, Suite 011. Download the Transit App to plan your trip.


The QLINE streetcar operated by M-1 Rail will open to the public on Friday, May 12. Enjoy free rides all weekend and visit the park at Woodward and Warren for activities for all ages. Learn more about QLINE safety, fares and grand opening events here.

Bike Share

Detroit Bike Share will launch in mid-May, providing bike share services throughout greater downtown. Join Detroit Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19. Wayne State will host a Midtown pit-stop in front of Old Main. Additional pit-stops will be at New Center Park and at downtown at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.

For more information on transportation services at Wayne State visit Parking and Transportation Services.

For more information about this event, please contact Jeri Stroupe at 3135779778 or jeri.stroupe@wayne.edu.