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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
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.