1. DESTINATIONS BLOG: Explore Detroit’s Parks this Summer

    June 12, 2018

    By Eden Baniels Detroit in the summertime becomes an array of possibility as several parks provide an opportunity to enjoy picnics, stroll through nature, and see the beautiful waterfront. If you plan to take the Connector to Detroit this summer, these are some of the parks you definitely want to check out. William G. Milliken Read more


  2. Destinations Blog: Dearborn Memorial Day Parade

    May 25, 2018

    By Eden Baniels If you are looking for a great holiday experience, look no further than Dearborn this Memorial Day. Dearborn’s Annual Memorial Day Parade will begin on May 28, beginning at 10 a.m. According to the City of Dearborn’s website, this Memorial Day Parade is the oldest and longest running parade in the country. Read more


  3. DESTINATIONS BLOG: Detroit Techno and the Movement Festival

    May 23, 2018

    By Eden Baniels This Memorial Day weekend, the annual Movement Festival will be taking place in Detroit. The Detroit electronic music festival began in 2000, and evolved into the Movement Festival beginning in 2006, which has been an annual celebration throughout Metro Detroit ever since. Each year, DJs and producers create an unforgettable festival in Read more


  4. CONNECTOR DESTINATIONS BLOG: Experience Local Soccer Matches in Detroit and Ann Arbor this Summer

    May 3, 2018

    By Eden Baniels One of the greatest parts about visiting Detroit and Ann Arbor is cheering for their local sports teams. Detroit City FC is a semi-professional American soccer club based in Detroit. Each summer Detroiters and visitors can enjoy following one of the most exciting soccer leagues in the nation that is home to Read more


  5. Connector Service to Operate Monday – Saturday During Spring/Summer Months

    April 24, 2018

    The University of Michigan Detroit Connector bus will operate Monday – Saturday, beginning Monday, April 30. This adjustment in service will be reflected throughout the spring and summer months. Check back for updates regarding the fall schedule later this summer.


  6. CONNECTOR DESTINATIONS BLOG: Motown Museum

    April 24, 2018

    By Eden Baniel Detroit is known as the birthplace of the Motown Sound – a blend of soul music with an influence of pop. Visitors come to Detroit each year to experience its culture through art and music. Located near Detroit’s New Center neighborhood is the Motown Museum. What was once the residence of Berry Read more


  7. CONNECTOR DESTINATIONS BLOG: Museums in Dearborn

    April 22, 2018

    By Eden Baniel The city of Dearborn is filled with rich historical and cultural experiences, and there’s no better place to soak it in than in its museum scene. Dearborn Historical Museum The Dearborn Historical Museum, sometimes referred to as the “Gateway to Dearborn’s Past” is a local and military history museum. Founded in 1950, Read more


  8. CONNECTOR DESTINATIONS BLOG: Ann Arbor Coffee Shops

    April 16, 2018

    By Eden Baniel Part of what makes Ann Arbor a unique city is its artistic culture and style. When it comes to the coffee shops in Ann Arbor, you will often see both University of Michigan students studying and Ann Arbor citizens taking coffee breaks, catching up with friends, doing work or reading books. In Read more


  9. CONNECTOR DESTINATIONS BLOG: Detroit Connector – Rider Experience

    April 10, 2018

    By Eden Baniel Jamie Leeds, a University of Michigan student, recently rode the Detroit Connector for the first time to watch a Detroit Pistons game at Little Caesars Arena. As a first time rider, Jamie shared her experience through a brief interview. Question: How were you planning on getting to Detroit? Answer: “I was worried Read more


  10. CONNECTOR DESTINATIONS BLOG: March Madness in Ann Arbor

    April 6, 2018

    By Eden Baniel As the NCAA Men’s basketball Final Four and Frozen Four took place this past weekend, the city of Ann Arbor was prepared to celebrate. Michigan fans were grabbing the best seats at their favorite restaurants, preparing at home gatherings, and lining up outside other Ann Arbor establishments in order to snag the Read more