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Route 460 Woodward End of Construction Detour 6/26/2020 - 7/10/2020

Construction on eastbound Maple, just east of Woodward Ave has been completed. Therefore, Route 460 Woodward will resume regular routing effective immediately.

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

Route 780 15 Mile Crosstown REVISION3 Downtown Birmingham Construction Detour 6/26/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Maple Rd in downtown Birmingham, Route 780 Fifteen Mile will be detoured effective immediately  and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound: Regular route on Maple, right Chester, left Brown, right (New) Woodward, left first turnback to northbound Woodward right Maple Rd, regular route.

-Please note that stops on Maple between Chester and (New) Woodward Ave, will be closed for the duration of this project.

Westbound: Regular route to (New) Woodward Ave, right (New) Woodward, left Oakland Ave, follow Oakland across Old Woodward into Willits, curve left on N. Chester, right Maple, regular route.

-Passengers wishing to catch the westbound 780 may either flag the driver on the northwest corner of Maple and Chester, or use the stop on Maple, east of (New) Woodward Ave in front of Kroger. 

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

Route 160 REVISED Construction Detour 6/25/2020 - Until further notice

Due to bridge work on West Rd between Fort St. and Grange, Route 160 Downriver will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Southbound: Regular route on westbound West Rd to Westfield Rd, (end route).

Northbound: 1st pick up farside Westfield Rd, regular route.

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

Route 756 Perry Opdyke Reroute 6/22/2020 - Until further notice

Trips to Cooley Law School will be discontinued effective Monday, June 22, 2020. Therefore, Route 756 will be rerouted as follows:

Eastbound: Regular Route on eastbound Featherstone, past Cooley Law, regular route.

Westbound: Regular route on westbound Featherstone, past 1st turnback after Chrysler Dr, regular route.

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

REVISED Route 261 Detour at Smith Rd. 6/19/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Smith Rd, Route 261 FAST Michigan trips serving Amazon will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route on northbound Merriman Rd past Smith Rd, left Ecorse Rd, left Vining, left turnback to northbound Vining Rd, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route to right Ecorse, left Vining, left turnback to northbound Vining Rd. right Ecorse Rd., right Merriman past Smith Rd., regular route.

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

Route 330 Grand River Beech Daly Road Work REVISED Detour 6/16/2020 - Until further notice

Due to road work on Middlebelt Rd between Grand River Ave and Shiawassee, Route 330 will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound Grand River Ave past Middlebelt Rd, right first entrance to West River Shopping Center, continue on service road to 9 Mile Rd, left 9 Mile Rd, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to West River Shopping Center bus stop, right 9 Mile Rd, right entrance to West River Shopping Center, continue on service road to Grand River Ave, right Grand River Ave, left first turnback to eastbound Grand River Ave, past Middlebelt Rd, regular route.

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

Route 760 13 Mile 14 Mile Crosstown Construction Detour 6/12/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 13 Mile Rd between Evergreen Rd and Southfield Rd, Route 760 13 Mile-14 Mile Crosstown will be on detour beginning Friday, June 12, 2020 until further notice as follows:

Eastbound: Regular route on eastbound 13 Mile Rd to Evergreen Rd, right Evergreen Rd, left 12 Mile Rd, left Southfield Rd, right 13 Mile Rd, regular route.

Westbound: Will operate on regular route.

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

Route 610 Kercheval-Harper Construction Detour 6/9/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Moross Rd east of Mack Ave, Route 610 Kercheval-Harper  will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound Moross Rd to Chalfonte Ave, left Chalfonte Ave, right Kerby Rd, right Mack Ave past Moross Rd, left second turnback to southbound Mack Ave, right Moross Rd, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound Moross Rd to Mack Ave, right Mack Ave, left Kerby Rd, left Chalfonte Ave, right Moross Rd, regular route.

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

Route 261 FAST Michigan Construction Detour 6/8/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Smith Rd, Route 261 FAST Michigan will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route on northbound Merriman Rd past Smith Rd, left Ecorse Rd, left Vining, left turnback to northbound Vining Rd, regular route.

Westbound:  Will operate on regular route.

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

Route 125 Metro Airport Routing Changes 6/8/2020 - 9/6/2020

Effective Monday, June 8, 2020, there will be an increase in service as well as several major routing changes to the 125 Fort Street-Eureka:

  • Service will increase to every 30 minutes.
  • Service will be discontinued on Eureka Road between Middlebelt and John D. Dingell Dr.
  • All trips will now serve Middlebelt and both McNamara and North Terminal.
  • New routing from Goddard Extension to West Service Drive to serve new stops at Sky Chef.
  • There will also be the addition of 8 minutes of time at Taylor Meijer to facilitate driver restroom usage.

The new routing will make a single loop through the Airport, picking up and dropping off in the order shown on the map below:

Please note that passengers at McNamara Terminal will board southbound 125 and ride through to northbound trip at North Terminal.

Please call customer information at 866-962-5515.

Major Routes Service Increase Announcement 6/8/2020 - 9/6/2020

Effective Monday, June 8, 2020, several routes will experience schedule changes in order to facilitate an increase in service:

  • Improved service to every 30 minutes: 125, 261, 450/460, 461/462, 495, 510, 560, 561/563, 710.
  • Improved service to every 45 minutes: 494.
  • Improved service to every 60 minutes: 415, 420, 752, 753, 756.

Please visit our website at www.smartbus.org for information regarding the updated schedules.

Route 550 Garfield Construction Detour 6/3/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Garfield Rd, at the driveway to Macomb Community College, trips on Route 550 Garfield will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Northbound: Regular route on northbound Garfield Rd to 19 Mile Rd, left 19 Mile Rd past Dalcoma Dr, right Hayes Rd, regular route.

Southbound: Regular route on eastbound 19 Mile Rd past Dalcoma Dr, right Garfield Rd, regular route.

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

Route 261 FAST Michigan Construction Detour 6/1/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Merriman Rd just south of Michigan Ave, Route 261 FAST Michigan will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Will operate on regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound Michigan Ave past Merriman Rd to Venoy Rd, left first turnback past Venoy Rd to eastbound Michigan Ave, right Venoy Rd, left Van Born Rd, right Merriman Rd, regular route.

Passengers desiring to board at the stop on southbound Merriman Rd just south of Michigan Ave, may board at the SMART stop on westbound Michigan Ave just west of Merriman Rd.

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

Route 740 12 Mile Downtown Berkley Construction Detour 6/1/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 12 Mile Rd between Greenfield and Coolidge, Route 740 Twelve Mile will be on detour beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route to eastbound 12 Mile Road to Greenfield, right Greenfield, left Catalpa, right Coolidge, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route to northbound Coolidge, left Catalpa, right Greenfield, left 12 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 740 12 Mile Temporary Stop Closure 6/1/2020 - Until further notice

Due to safety concerns during construction on 12 Mile Rd. in the vicinity of the eastbound bus stop next to Meijer, this bus stop will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 until further notice. Passengers desiring to board and deboard at this stop may do so at the stop located to the east, on 12 Mile Rd at Franklin River Dr.

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

Routes 460 730 Building Construction Detour 5/12/2020 - Until further notice

Due to building construction on northbound S Washington Ave at Woodward Ave, Routes 460 Woodward and 730 Ten Mile will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Southbound route 460 trips and westbound 730 trips will operate regular route.

460 Northbound and 730 Eastbound:  Regular route to S Washington Ave, past S Washington Ave, right Lincoln, left S Washington Ave, regular route.

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

Route 730 Ten Mile Construction Detour 5/11/2020 - Until further notice

Due to road construction on southbound Kelly Rd between 9 Mile Rd and 10 Mile Rd, Route 730 Ten Mile will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Westbound trips will operate regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route on eastbound 10 Mile Rd to Schroeder, right Schroeder, left 9 Mile Rd, right Kelly Rd, regular route.

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

Route 780 15 Mile Crosstown Construction Detour 4/27/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Maple Rd at the Maple Rd/Middlebelt Rd roundabout, trips on Route 780 15 Mile Crosstown will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:First pickup northbound Orchard Lake Rd just north of Maple Rd, right Walnut Lake Rd, right Inkster Rd, left Maple Rd, regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to Maple Rd and Inkster Rd, right Inkster Rd, left Walnut Lake Rd, left Orchard Lake Rd past Maple Rd, end of route.

Passengers desiring to board at the eastbound stop on Maple Rd, just east of Orchard Lake Rd, must board at the northbound stop on Orchard Lake Rd just north of Maple Rd.

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

Route 752 North Hill Farms OCSC Detour 4/16/2020 - Until further notice

Effective Thursday, April 16, 2020, Route 752 will not serve the Oakland County Service Center Campus until further notice.  Buses will detour as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to County Center Dr W, right County Center Dr W, regular route.

Northbound: Regular route on northbound County Center Dr W to Telegraph Rd, left Telegraph Rd, regular route.

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

REVISED Route 760 Route Change 3/23/20 3/23/2020 - Until further notice

In response to customer feedback, effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all trips on the 760 13/14 Mile will permanently shift from using Hoover Rd between 13 Mile Rd and 14 Mile Rd to using Van Dyke.  The official routing will be as follows:

Westbound: regular route to 13 Mile and Hoover, continue straight 13 Mile past Hoover, left Old 13 Mile, right Van Dyke, left 14 Mile, regular route.

Eastbound: regular route to 14 Mile and Van Dyke, right Van Dyke, left Old 13 Mile, right 13 Mile, regular route.

Please note that due to reductions in manpower we are experiencing as a result of the Covid-19 virus, signage may not be removed along 14 Mile between Van Dyke and Hoover or along Hoover between 14 Mile and 13 Mile until further notice.  The same is true for the installation of new signage along Old 13 Mile/13 Mile.  If you need to be be picked up along this section, please stand in a safe location and flag the driver.  If you need to be dropped off in this section, please speak to your driver in advance and they will use their best judgment to find a safe location to drop you off as close to your destination as possible.  We appreciate your cooperation and understanding during these trying times.

Please call Customer Service at (866)962-5515 for questions.

Route 140 Routing Change beginning Monday, 3/23/20 3/23/2020 - Until further notice

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all trips on the 140 Southshore will permanently shift to staying on Oakwood Blvd at Michigan Ave.  The official routing will be as follows:

Northbound: regular route on Oakwood Blvd to Oakwood and Park, continue straight on Oakwood past park, right Michigan Ave, regular route.

Southbound: regular route to Michigan Ave and Oakwood Blvd, left Oakwood Blvd, regular route.

Please call Customer Service at (866)962-5515 for questions.

Revision to 140, 400, 405, 610, 780 Service Bulletins Sent Out Today, Friday, March 20th. 3/20/2020 - Until further notice

In the body of today's service bulletins the effective date should read March 23 (this Monday) instead of May 23.

Online and printed notices have been updated and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Route 495 John R REVISED I-75 Bridge Construction Detour 3/6/2020 - Until further notice

Due to the John R bridge reconstruction over I-75, Route 495 John R will be on detour beginning Friday, March 6, 2020 from 9:00 am until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to 8 Mile Rd, right 8 Mile Rd, left N Chrysler Dr (I-75 Service Dr), right John R, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to 9 Mile Rd, right 9 Mile Rd, left S Chrysler Dr (I-75 Service Dr), right John R, regular route.

Stops on northbound John R, between 8 Mile Rd and 9 Mile Rd, will not be served during this construction period. Passengers desiring to board at these stops may board at the southbound stops, ride to the State Fair Transit Center, then return on the northbound trip. Or, board on northbound John R, north of 9 Mile Rd, or eastbound 8 Mile Rd just east of John R. Also, stop on southbound John R just south of 9 Mile Rd will not be served. Passengers desiring to use this stop may board and deboard at the southbound stop just north of 9 Mile Rd.

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

Route 200 Michigan Avenue Local Construction Detour 3/3/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on M-39 (Southfield Freeway), Route 200 Michigan eastbound trips to downtown Detroit will be on detour effective Tuesday, March 3, 2020 until further notice as follows:

Westbound trips will operate regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route on Michigan Ave to Fairlane Mall stop, right Town Center Dr past Wildbranch Dr, left Valleyview Dr, left Evergreen Rd, continue left onto eastbound Michigan Ave past Southfield Freeway, regular route.

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

Route 465 Auburn Hills Limited Construction Detour 2/28/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on I-75, Route 465 Auburn Hills Limited will be on detour beginning Friday, February 28, 2020 until further notice as follows:

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

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 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 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.