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Cobo Center

Instructions for drivers

Uber has partnered with the Cobo Center to help you make the most of your time on the road. Ready to provide riders with a five star experience to and from Cobo? Check out the details below to learn more.

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Pickup tips for drivers

Traffic at major events and conventions may be tricky to navigate. That's why the Cobo Center has a dedicated lane for Uber drivers like yourself to pickup passengers during and after events.

Once you accept a trip, enter Atwater St. on the south side of Cobo via Steve Yzerman Dr. and meet your rider at the designated pickup area.

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Major events at Cobo

Expect the best opportunities to earn when major events and conferences are in town. Some of the biggest events in 2017 include:

  • Autorama: February 24-26

  • SAE World Conference: April 4-6

  • Sustainable Brands: May 23-25

Step-by-step instructions

How to navigate the Cobo Center

When picking up or dropping off riders, follow these instructions for using the designated Uber lane:

  • Head to Atwater St., located underneath the Cobo Center's south side (across from the Detroit River).
  • From the East, enter Atwater St. via Bates St. and pass through Hart Plaza.
  • From the West and North, take the John C. Lodge Fwy to W. Jefferson Ave and pass Joe Louis Arena to enter Atwater St.
  • Find your rider curbside near the Uber signage.

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