Approaching the City
Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport is located on Portage Road in Kalamazoo, just south of Interstate 94. The airport serves about 500,000 passengers annually on American Eagle, ComAir, Continental Express, Northwest Airlines, and United Express. Major highways leading to Kalamazoo include Interstate-94 (running east-west) and U.S. highway 131 (running north-south).
With more than 75,000 riders in 2004, Amtrak provides daily rail service including Chicago and Detroit. In 2002 part of Michigan's Detroit-to-Chicago line, the 30-mile stretch between Kalamazoo and Niles, became the nation's first high-speed rail service outside the northeast. B & W Charters and Indian Trails Motorcoach offer bus transportation to other areas of the state and beyond.
Traveling in the City
Local bus service is provided by Kalamazoo Metro Transit, which also operates Metro Van service, a demand-response service for people with disabilities. Two charter bus lines along with several cab services are available.
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