(credit: WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

(credit: WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Charter private transportation through the city and have a blast. Eliminate the need to find parking and say hello to safety and convenience at the same time. From pink party buses and stretch limousines, to the monorail and taxicabs, grab a group of friends and book a ticket to ride. Now let’s get the party started.

The Detroit Bus Company
(313) 444-2871

Gather the guys and gals and get ready for a unique and fun way to see the city with a bus tour from The Detroit Bus Company. Experience the city in a new way with an awesome guided tour. This chartered tour takes the guesswork out of planning an event and leaves it up to the experts at Detroit Bus Company. The biodiesel bus will transport riders in fine style to each location on the roster. Events include food tours, pub crawls, a Mad Men Viewing Party and a dive bar tour, plus many more themed and innovative options. Tickets for each bus event may be purchased here.

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The Detroit People Mover
1420 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 224-2160

The Detroit People Mover has 13 stops located in the downtown area. This monorail system is convenient, simple to use and affordable. Whether heading out to gamble at Greektown, going to the stadium for a game, attending a concert or even just hanging with friends at a restaurant or pub, the People Mover has got it covered. Rides are a reasonable 75 cents per fare and stop at stations such as The Financial District, Times Square, Renaissance Center and Cobo Center. Please check the schedule here as times may change.

Pink Cruiser Party Bus
(248) 630-5605

Take a ride in the only pink party bus in the Detroit area, the Pink Cruiser. Arrive in style to any girls night out, bachelorette party, special event or even a baby shower. This exclusive party bus fits up to 20 guests or up to 24 comfortably when renting the larger of the two vehicles. This bus features hardwood floors, four flat-screens, a booming sound system and leather seating. The interior also changes colors due to the illuminated ceiling and has a pole for wild nights on the town. Party Bus Detroit also has a cool Tiki Party Bus in the works which is currently being custom-built.

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Checker Cab
2128 Trumbull St.
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 963-7000

Checker Cab company is available throughout the city for pick-up and drop-off, or both. Ride in a cab to the Opera House, the big game or on a night galavanting with friends in the D. No matter where the destination, arrive safely and without hassle in a cab. Taxicabs are a convenient alternative to driving — especially at times when parking is difficult to find. Fares are very reasonable, especially when compared to special event parking or a ticket. Slip into the back of a retro-chic taxicab for the next event in town. Friends will be delighted by the experience. Checker Cab can accommodate up to seven passengers in a minivan, just place the request while booking.

Millennium Limousines Inc.
(248) 478-3600

Show up in grand style to any event in a luxurious white stretch limousine from Millennium Limousines Inc. Whether attending a sporting event, concert or formal function, a limo is a unique way to arrive. Outfitted with modern amenities such as flat-screens, mirrored or stainless steel ceilings and cutting-edge sound and speakers, this vehicle is the way to go when looking to impress. Select limos also feature lasers and strobes to set the mood from laid back to off the hook. There is plenty of room for everyone, so grab some friends and get ready to have some fun.

After receiving a BA in Photography from Savannah College of Art & Design, Nicole Wrona began working with a diverse range of musicians. In addition, she is a freelance writer for numerous publications. Her work can be found at www.metalleaves.com and Examiner.com.