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Livonia, MI

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Livonia, MI is a city where the \people come first.\ Livonia prides itself on continually being one of Michigan's top progressive, expanding cities and offers its residents a number of great job opportunities. It is a community that has the perfect balance of commercial, industrial, and residential ties. It is located in the northern part of Wayne County and is only 13 miles northwest of Detroit. The city has won numerous awards for its high community standards including being named the second safest city in Michigan by the FBI.

Getting Around in Livonia, MI

Livonia offers an on a unique public transportation service to their residents. Community Transit, which is part of the LCT, offers on demand pick up (with a reservation!) that will take you anywhere within the city limits. This makes it easy for the elderly and people with disabilities to get around town. The service is available Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with limited hours on weekends. Livonia is a very car dependent city.

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Livonia is:
20 to 24 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.97%
  • 16.3%
  • 3.62%

Learning in Livonia

<p>The city of Livonia is host to a large number of expanding businesses and educational institutions, making it a great place to work, go to school, and raise a family. Whether it is for yourself or for your children, Livonia is home to some top rated educational institutions. You can feel good about sending the kids to the Livonia Public School System which offers up a number of grade schools for children and youth. The city is also home to some high achieving university systems including Madonna University, Eastern Michigan University, Davenport University and Northwood University. Whatever your educational needs, you will be sure to find the best educational experience around.</p>

Getting Outside in Livonia

<p>After a long day of school or work, it's always nice to be able to get out and get active. Luckily, the city is home to some great outdoor parks, trails, and recreational facilities. Within the community you will find a number of baseball and soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, skating rinks, and playgrounds. The community even has its own Community Recreation Center. If playing a round of golf is more of your interest, you will be pleased to know that there are more than three resort style golf courses in town.</p>

Shopping Around Town

<p>For indoor fun and services, there are some great shopping facilities. You will find more than 70 retail stores at the popular Laurel Park Place Mall. You will also find other popular retail shops at super malls like Wonderland Village and the Livonia Market Place which are all located within the city. But don't forget about downtown Livonia, it offers up great window shopping too!</p>