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Route 610 GPP After 6 Events Detour 8/24/2019 - 8/25/2019

Due to the After 6 Event in Grosse Pointe Park, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour beginning at 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 24, 2019 through the end of the service day as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to Maryland past Kercheval, right Vernor, right Balfour, left Kercheval, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on Kercheval to Balfour, right Balfour, left Vernor, left Maryland past Kercheval, regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

SMART Local Routes 450, 460, FAST Routes 461, 462 Dream Cruise Detour 8/17/2019 - 8/18/2019

SMART will not operate service along Woodward Avenue between the State Fairgrounds and downtown Pontiac during the Woodward Dream Cruise on Saturday, August 17, 2019 beginning at 7:00 am.  Woodward Routes 450, 460 and FAST Woodward Routes 461, 462 will operate as normally scheduled but will detour north of the State Fairgrounds due to the severe traffic congestion from the Woodward Dream Cruise.

Regular fares apply for all SMART service including Woodward Avenue on Saturday, August 17.  Passengers may board SMART buses by flagging at any safe location along the detour route.  See map below for detour routing.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 275, 450, 462, 752, 753, 756 Dream Cruise Detour Information 8/16/2019 - 8/18/2019

Due to Woodward Dream Cruise activities, all routes serving downtown Pontiac will not serve the Phoenix Center or the stop on Perry and Pike beginning at 6:00 pm Friday, August 16, 2019 through the end of the service day on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Buses after 6:00 pm on Friday, August 16th through the end of the service day on Saturday, August 17th will begin and end at the SMART stop on Huron at Perry.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 275, 450, 462, 752, 753, 756 Dream Cruise Detour Details in Pontiac 8/16/2019 - 8/18/2019

Due to Woodward Dream Cruise events in downtown Pontiac, Routes 275 Telegraph, 450 Woodward, Route 462 FAST Woodward and Pontiac Routes 752, 753, and 756 will not serve the bus stop at Saginaw and Water or the bus stop on Perry and Pike beginning at 6:00PM on Friday, August 16 and all day Saturday, August 17, 2019.  During this detour passengers can board/deboard at any time at the SMART bus stop on Huron between Perry and Mill.  Routing through downtown Pontiac will be detoured due to traffic conditions as follows:

Route 275 Telegraph, 450 Woodward & 462 FAST Woodward*:
Northbound:
 Regular northbound route to Huron to regular SMART bus stop on Huron between Perry and Mill (end of route).
Southbound:  From bus stop at Huron and Mill, regular route.

*please note that on Saturday, Route 450 Woodward and 462 FAST Woodward will continue on detour routing from Huron and Mill.  Please see separate service bulletin for details

Route 752 Oakland Pointe-North Hill Farms:
Southbound:  Regular inbound route to Huron to regular SMART bus stop on Huron between Perry and Mill (end of route).
Northbound: From bus stop at Huron and Mill, regular route.

Route 753 Baldwin/Great Lakes Crossing:
Southbound:
  Regular route to Howard, left Howard, right Perry, left University, right Mill, right Huron to SMART bus stop (end of route).
Northbound:
  From bus stop at Huron and Mill, right Perry, left Howard, right Baldwin, regular route.

Route 756 Perry-Opdyke:
Westbound:
  Regular route to bus stop at Huron and Mill (end of route).
Eastbound:
  From bus stop at Huron and Mill, right Perry, regular route.

Route 710 Dream Cruise Detour in Ferndale 8/15/2019 - 8/20/2019

Due to the Ferndale Woodward Dream Cruise events being held on E. and W. 9 Mile, Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour from Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 7:00 am until Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 7:00 am.

 

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 9 Mile Road to Hilton, left Hilton, right 8 Mile Road, right Pinecrest, left 9 Mile Road, regular route.

 

Eastbound:  Regular route on eastbound 9 Mile Road, right Pinecrest, left onto eastbound 8 Mile Road, left onto northbound Woodward, right Lindsay Lane, left Hilton, right 9 Mile Road regular route.

 

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Dream Cruise Information Regarding Routes 415/420, 730, 740, 760, 780 8/12/2019 - 8/18/2019

SMART Routes 415/420 Greenfield/Southfield, 730 Ten Mile, 740 Twelve Mile, 760 Thirteen Mile-Fourteen Mile and 780 Fifteen Mile will operate regular routing for the Woodward Dream Cruise.  However on days leading up to and including Dream Cruise Saturday, August 17, 2019, buses may be delayed when crossing Woodward Avenue due to large traffic volumes.

Passengers should consider taking earlier trips when they must reach their destination at a specific time.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 753 Great Lakes Crossing Routing Change 8/1/2019 - 9/1/2019

Effective immediately the routing for Route 753 buses through Great Lakes Crossing will be revised as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route to Great Lakes Crossing Drive, right Great Lakes Crossing Dr, left first driveway to parking area, right Great Lakes Crossing Circle, left at first drive along parking lot, left at stop sign, past TJ Maxx to new stop, right at Great Lakes Crossing Circle into left turn lane, left at exit before Hampton Inn, right Baldwin, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Baldwin, continue to left Great Lakes Crossing Drive, left first driveway to parking area, right Great Lakes Crossing Circle, left at first drive along parking lot, left at stop sign, past TJ Maxx to new stop, right at Great Lakes Crossing Circle into left turn lane, left at exit before Hampton Inn, right Baldwin, left 1st turnback to southbound Baldwin, regular route.

 

Please refer to the map below and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.


Route 465 Featherstone I-75 Bridge Construction Detour 7/15/2019 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the Featherstone bridge over I-75, Route 465 buses will be on detour beginning Monday, July 15, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Northbound: 
Regular route to eastbound Featherstone past Cooley Dr (do not pull into Cooley Law), right Squrrel Rd, right ramp to westbound M-59, right Exit 39 to Opdyke Rd, right Opdyke Rd, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on northbound Opdyke Rd, left ramp onto eastbound M-59, right Exit 41B to Squirrel Rd North, continue onto northbound Squirrel Rd, left Featherstone, left 5th turnback to eastbound Featherstone past Cooley Dr (do not pull into Cooley Law), regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 756 REVISED Featherstone I-75 Bridge Construction Detour 7/15/2019 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the Featherstone bridge over I-75, Route 756 buses will be on detour beginning Monday, July 15, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route to westbound Featherstone past 3rd turnback, left 5th turnback to eastbound Featherstone past Cooley Dr (do not pull into Cooley Law), right 1st entrance into OCC, regular route to bus stop, right Featherstone, right Squirrel Rd, right ramp to westbound M-59, right Exit 39 to Opdyke Rd, left Opdyke Rd past Featherstone, regular route.

Eastbound: Regular route on southbound Opdyke Rd past Featherstone, right ramp onto eastbound M-59, right Exit 41B to Squirrel Rd North, continue onto northbound Squirrel Rd, left Featherstone, left 5th turnback to eastbound Featherstone past Cooley Dr (do not pull into Cooley Law), regular route.

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 760 13 Mile 14 Mile Crosstown REVISED Construction Detour 7/1/2019 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Hoover Rd between 13 Mile Rd and 14 Mile Rd, Route 760 13 Mile-14 Mile Crosstown will be on detour beginning Monday, July 1, 2019 until further notice as follows:   

Eastbound: Regular route to Van Dyke Ave, right Van Dyke Ave, left Old 13 Mile Rd, right E. 13 Mile Rd past Hoover Rd, regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to Hoover Rd, past Hoover Rd to Van Dyke Ave, right Van Dyke Ave past 14 Mile Rd, exit right onto ramp to westbound 14 Mile Rd, right 14 Mile Rd, regular route.

Eastbound passengers may board and deboard at stop on southbound Van Dyke Ave at 14 Mile Rd.

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 780 15 Mile Crosstown Construction Detour 6/28/2019 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Maple Rd just east of Middlebelt Rd, trips on Route 780 15 Mile Crosstown will be on detour beginning Friday, June 28, 2019 until further notice as follows:

Eastbound: Regular route to Maple Rd and Middlebelt Rd, right Middlebelt Rd, left 14 Mile Rd, left Inkster Rd, right Maple Rd, regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to Maple Rd and Inkster Rd, left Inkster Rd, right 14 Mile Rd, right Middlebelt Rd, left Maple Rd, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

All Downtown Local Routes Larned Woodward Stop Closure 6/28/2019 - Until further notice

The SMART bus stop on Larned just east of Woodward has been closed during construction on the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.

Local buses will continue to operate regular route on Larned until further notice.  Passengers can board/deboard buses on Griswold and Congress
(Buhl Building) or on Larned and Brush (just east of the Millender Center).  Local SMART buses operating on northbound Randolph will also serve the SMART stop on Randolph in front of the old City County building.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

All FAST Routes Larned Woodward Stop Closure 6/28/2019 - Until further notice

The SMART bus stop on Larned just east of Woodward has been closed during construction on the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.

SMART FAST buses will continue to operate regular route on Larned until further notice.  Passengers can board/deboard buses on Larned and Griswold or on Larned and Brush (just east of the Millender Center).  Northbound FAST Gratiot buses will also serve the SMART stop on Randolph in front of the old City County building.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 753 Great Lakes Crossing Stop Relocation 6/13/2019 - 9/1/2019

Beginning Thursday, June 13, 2019 the stop at Great Lakes Crossing Mall will be moved one lot south, closer to the southwest corner of the TJ Max building near door two.

Route 753 Both Directions: Enter off of Baldwin at the same entrance past McDonald’s, left into the Great Lakes Crossing Circle, right at first drive into parking lot, turn right past the previous stop in front of ‘Off 5th, Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet’, right at stop sign past TJ Maxx to new stop, right at Great Lakes Crossing Circle into left turn lane, left at exit before Hampton Inn, regular route.

Please refer to the map below and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.


Route 465 Auburn Hills Limited Construction Detour 5/16/2019 - Until further notice

Due to construction on I-75, Route 465 Auburn Hills Limited will be on detour beginning Thursday, May 16, 2019 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route northbound Crooks Road, keep straight past Corporate Drive, left first turnback past Square Lake Road, right Square Lake Road, right N. Adams Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Adams Road, left W.Square Lake Road (first left after I-75 overpass), right Crooks, regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 275 450 752 753 756 Pontiac Construction Detour 4/22/2019 - Until further notice

Due to construction on University Dr and Mill, Routes 275, 450, 752, 753 & 756 will be on detour beginning Monday, April 22, 2019 until further notice as follows:

275, 752 to the Phoenix Center:  Regular route to eastbound Huron, right Saginaw, regular route.

450 Northbound: Regular route to Pike, left Pike, left Saginaw, regular route.

753 Southbound: Regular route to University Dr, continue past University Dr, past Huron, regular route.

756 Westbound: Regular route to University, continue past University Dr, right Huron, regular route.

All routes leaving the Phoenix Center will operate on regular route.

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

All Downtown Routes Buhl Building Stop Relocation 3/29/2019 - Until further notice

Effective Monday, April 1, 2019, there will be construction on southbound Griswold between Congress and Larned which will affect the stop at the Buhl Building for the following routes:

Inbound Wayne routes:       Northbound 125, 830

Eastbound 200, 255, 805

Inbound Oakland routes:     Southbound 445, 450, 460, 849, 851

Outbound Macomb routes: Northbound 510/15, 530, 560, 580, 610, 620, 635

During construction the stop at the Buhl Building will be moved south on Griswold towards Larned to the alley between the Buhl Building and the adjoining parking structure.  There will be a break in the construction barriers with a temporary stop installed where the routes listed above will be able to board/deboard passengers.  Please be aware that due to safety reasons only one route will be able to board/deboard at a time and all passengers must  board/deboard the front door of the coachWe appreciate your patience and cooperation throughout the duration of this project.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 261 FAST Michigan Bus Stop Temporary Relocation 1/3/2019 - Until further notice

Effective Thursday, January 3, 2019, due to the building construction in progress at the corner of westbound Michigan Ave, just west of Trumbull, the FAST stop on westbound Michigan Ave just west of Trumbull has been temporarily relocated just west of Cochrane.  The FAST stop on eastbound Michigan Ave, just east of Trumbull has been temporarily relocated just west of 10TH St.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 756 Perry St. Construction Detour 8/27/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on N. Perry St, between Woodward Ave and Seneca, Route 756 buses will be on detour beginning Monday, August 27, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on N. Perry St, right E. Howard, left N. Saginaw past Huron, regular route.

Eastbound: Regular route on N. Perry St, left Huron, right N. Saginaw, right E. Howard, left N. Perry St, regular route., regular route.

 

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 460 Downtown Birmingham Detour 8/15/2018 - Until further notice

Due to road modifications on Old Woodward Ave. and Maple Rd in downtown Birmingham, Woodward Local Route 460, will be detoured effective immediately and until further notice as follows:

Southbound: Regular route to Hamilton, continue past Hamilton, left Oakland, left Old Woodward, regular route.

Northbound: Regular route to Maple, continue past Maple Rd, right Oakland, right (New) Woodward, left first turnback past Maple to northbound Woodward, right Maple, regular route.

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 756 N Perry Ongoing Construction Delays 7/11/2018 - Until further notice

N. Perry St will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between Woodward Ave and E. Walton Blvd. Traffic will be slow at times which may cause delays with our buses.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at the safest possible location closest to the posted SMART bus stops impacted by construction.  Please be sure to flag the driver if you are not able to stand directly in front of a posted stop.

 

 If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 140 Construction Detour 6/26/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Monroe Avenue, Route 140 Southshore will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to westbound Oakwood, left Beech, right Monroe, right Park, left Oakwood, right Michigan, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to westbound Michigan, left Oakwood, right Park, left Monroe, left Beech, continue regular route. 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515.