1. MDCC Service to Continue as Alternatives are Explored

    June 15, 2015

    A pilot program of bus service between the Ann Arbor Campus and U-M Detroit Center will continue uninterrupted through the summer and throughout the coming academic year. The MDetroit Center Connector bus service was scheduled to end June 21 with the expiration of a two-year Transforming Learning for the Third Century grant. The Office of Read more


  2. MDetroit Center Connector to Conclude Pilot Service on June 21

    June 9, 2015

    After a careful overall analysis of the current system, the MDetroit Center Connector (MDCC) will conclude pilot operations following its final run on Sunday, June 21, 2015. On October 5, 2013, the University of Michigan Detroit Center in partnership with the Semester in Detroit program launched the MDetroit Center Connector pilot shuttle service. Primarily funded Read more


  3. MDCC Services Resumes May 28

    May 27, 2015

    THE BUS IS BACK The MDetroit Center Connector returns to service Thursday, May 28, after a one week break for Memorial weekend. RIDER BASICS Are you new to the MDCC or need a quick refresher course? Follow these steps to ensure your booking process runs as smoothly as possible. DETROIT DESTINATIONS Are you heading to Read more


  4. Services Resumes May 7, Detroit Destinations Picks for May

    May 12, 2015
    Detroit connector

    With summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to visit Detroit. After a brief end-of-semester hiatus, the MDetroit Center Connector resumes service on Thursday, May 7. With the exception of May 21-24, the MDCC will provide service each week, May 7 – June 21. Are you planning a trip to Detroit and looking Read more


  5. The Bus is Back: Winter 2015

    January 14, 2015

    Since the conclusion of the Fall 2014 semester of service (December 7), the MDetroit Center Connector staff has continued to keep people connected to Detroit with plenty of recommendations. Whether it’s been classic destinations like the Fox Theatre, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Institute of Arts and Campus Martius, or the numerous new shops and restaurants that Read more


  6. Detroit Center Connector Service Resumes January 15

    December 9, 2014

    After another successful semester of service, the MDCC concluded the Fall 2014 semester on Sunday, December 7. The MDCC will resume service for the Winter semester beginning on January 15, 2015. Although the Detroit Center Connector is not operating over the December holidays or early January, we still encourage you to visit Detroit and check Read more


  7. Detroit Center Connector aims to increase ridership

    September 21, 2014

    After a successful first trial year, the University’s MDetroit Center Connector bus has established itself as a viable option for students traveling to Detroit. Now, the goal is to generate more interest to keep the program alive and growing. The bus, now in its second year of operation after being renewed as a part of Read more


  8. Connected: a MDCC podcast series

    September 19, 2014

    Connected, a new podcast series hosted by Mike Morland and Carolyn Lusch for the MDetroit Center Connector, provides riders with an opportunity to learn about service updates/changes and things to do in Detroit and Ann Arbor. About the hosts: Mike Morland is the Communications Director at the U-M Detroit Center and manages communications activities for the MDetroit Center Connector. A University Read more


  9. Transit Tuesdays: a weekly MDCC discussion

    September 16, 2014

    The MDetroit Center Connector will hold “Transit Tuesdays,” an informal meeting each week on the campus of the University of Michigan. These meetings provide students, faculty and staff an opportunity to address any questions, concerns or provide feedback to MDCC Transit Coordinator, Carolyn Lusch. Meetings will occur every Tuesday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Beanster’s Cafe’ in Read more


  10. Fall 2014 Services Begins September 18

    August 24, 2014

    After a successful 2013-2014 academic year of the MDetroit Center Connector, service resumes on Thursday, September 18, 2014 for students, faculty, staff and their guests. Bus stops this fall include the University of Michigan Detroit Center, Cultural Center (Detroit Institute of Arts), Downtown Detroit (TBA) and the Central Campus Transit Center (CCTC) in Ann Ann Read more