Support a Connection to the “D”

Suggested donation per trip – $5.00.

Larger donations or sponsorship opportunities are also welcome. For more information, please contact:


  • Detroit Connector use and affordability are key components to the service’s sustainability. Your gift will help to offset operational costs associated with the system.
  • The Connector provides a vital link between the University and the state’s largest city.
  • The Connector is available to U-M faculty, staff and students with UMID’s, as well as partners involved in a current University initiative based on the Ann Arbor campus.
  • The Connector supports University curricular, co-curricular, research, service-learning and community service opportunities.
  • The Connector facilitates cultural enrichment and exchanges allowing us to better take advantage of the region’s rich arts and scholarly resources.
  • During its pilot year, the Connector provided over 5,000 trips to approximately 1,000 individual riders and over 60 University classes, programs and student groups.