QLINE Detroit

Ride QLINE free through 2021

Masks required on QLINE

Sun-Th 8AM-8PM, Fri-Sat 8AM-10PM

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QLINE Detroit - QLINE Rider 101

Rider 101

What Every Rider Should Know

How to Ride

Welcome Back

Let's Get

We are back in service with FREE rides through the end of the year. This is the perfect time to experience the comfort and convenience of QLINE.

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How to Ride

QLINE Rider 101

Here’s the 411 on how to ride the QLINE. Click each heading for more information.

  • When waiting for a streetcar, please stand clear of the platform edge.
  • Once the doors open, let others disembark before boarding, and board carefully, noting areas reserved for disabled or elderly riders.
  • Hold on to small children under your supervision.
  • Do not block doorways or emergency exits.
  • Use handrails when standing.
  • On the streetcar, press the blue “stop request” button to signal that you want to stop.

Sunday - Thursday 8AM - 8PM
Friday + Saturday 8AM - 10PM

Always respect your fellow riders. Passengers are NOT permitted to:

  • Smoke, eat, or drink aboard the QLINE.
  • Ride with pets other than service animals.
  • Litter or spit.
  • Ride with dangerous or flammable items.
  • Play music through external speakers.
  • Obstruct, hinder, or interfere with streetcar operations, its operator, or passengers.
  • Solicit or sell goods.

Follow all of the posted safety rules and report any suspicious items or activity to the operator.

QLINE is accessible and easy to board for all users. The streetcar features low floors and high platforms for a minimal gap between platform and streetcar. The streetcars have level floor areas with substantial standing areas that can be used by wheelchairs and for strollers. The streetcar also features both audio and digital display stop announcements.

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the policy of M-1 RAIL that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and other protected groups.

Bikes are allowed, space permitting, in the center section of the streetcars. Please use the bike racks, located in the center section. If the racks are occupied, please hold your bike upright while riding.

Strollers are also welcome on the QLINE.

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Every Stop
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End to end, the QLINE route connects you with an exciting array of Detroit destinations, activities, and landmarks. Watch the videos above to learn more or download our convenient Station Map.

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Do you Have

If you’re curious about our improvements to the QLINE, how it works with other transit, or just about anything else, this the place for easy answers.

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Safe & Sound
All Around

From COVID-19 safety to how to drive around the QLINE, join us in creating a safe QLINE ride for all.

Specific questions? Download our Safety Brief, or contact QLINE using the link below.

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COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Remember to follow guidance posted throughout the streetcar to keep yourself and your fellow passengers safe.

  • All operators and passengers are required to wear face coverings in accordance with TSA policy.
  • Social distancing is encouraged on the streetcar.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers are installed on each streetcar.
  • Disinfection of common surfaces on station platforms and on streetcars occurs on a daily basis.

Click the link below to download a full list of our COVID-19 Policies.

COVID-19 Policies

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