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Route 740 12 Mile End of Temporary Stop Closure 1/6/2021 - 1/20/2021

Construction on 12 Mile Rd. in the vicinity of the eastbound bus stop next to Meijer has been completed. Therefore, this bus stop has been reopened.

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

Route 250 Service Changes 1/4/2021 - 4/5/2021

Effective Monday, January 4, 2021, Route 250 will experience scheduling and routing changes between in the Westland area.  The routing changes are as follows:

  • Westbound: Regular route to Venoy Rd, continue straight past Venoy, right Wayne Rd, left Warren, right Nankin Blvd, left Central City Pkwy, regular route.
  • Eastbound: Regular route to Central City Pkwy and Nankin Blvd, right Nankin Blvd, left Warren, right Wayne Rd, regular route.

Please note that westbound trips will no longer be serving Venoy Rd and trips in both directions will no longer serve Central City Parkway east of Nankin Blvd. Trips will also no longer pull into Westland Center but will still be served on the south side of the center by stops on Warren Rd.

Please visit our website at www.smartbus.org for a detailed schedule and routing or call Customer Information at (866)962-5515.

Route 494 Service Changes 1/4/2021 - 4/5/2021

Effective Monday, January 4, 2021, SMART is proud to announce that Route 494 will be extended past 16 Mile Rd to Troy Beaumont.  This will affect the schedule for all 494 trips and will involve the following routing changes:

  • Northbound: Regular route to 16 Mile Rd, continue straight past 16 Mile, right into Beaumont Medical Center, right at main drive facing south at stop between the two medical buildings, end of route.
  • Southbound: Begin route facing north at stop on main drive between medical buildings, left at drive to north exit, left at light onto southbound Dequindre, keep straight past 16 Mile Rd, regular route.

Please note that the stop at Target on 16 Mile Rd will no longer be served.

Please visit our website at www.smartbus.org for a detailed schedule and routing or call Customer Information at (866)962-5515.

Route 730 Service Changes 1/4/2021 - 4/5/2021

Effective Monday, January 4, 2021, Route 730 will experience scheduling and routing changes between Evergreen and Berg Rd.  The routing changes are as follows:

  • Westbound: Regular route to Evergreen, right Evergreen, left at traffic circle onto westbound Civic Center Dr, right Beaumont Blvd, left onto Lodge Service Dr, follow Lodge Service Dr left into southbound Berg Rd, right 10 Mile, regular route.
  • Eastbound: Regular route to Berg Rd, left Berg Rd, follow Berg Rd right into eastbound Lodge Service Dr, right Beaumont Blvd, left Civic Center Dr, right at traffic circle onto southbound Evergreen, left 10 Mile, regular route.

Please visit our website at www.smartbus.org for a detailed schedule and routing or call Customer Information at (866)962-5515.

Routes 849 851 Service Changes 1/4/2021 - 4/5/2021

Effective Monday, January 4, 2021, Route 851 will resume running limited trips and also experience routing changes in the Northland area. While the 849 Northland Loop will not resume service, the 851’s new routing will provide transfer options for those who normally utilize the 849.  The routing changes are as follows:

  • Southbound: Regular route to southbound M-10 Lodge Expressway, exit at Exit 14B ‘9 Mile Rd’, left 9 Mile, right Greenfield, right Northland Dr, right northbound Lodge Service Drive, regular route.
  • Northbound: Regular route to northbound M-10 Lodge Expressway Exit 13 ‘8 Mile Rd, Greenfield’, right Greenfield, left Northland Dr, right northbound Lodge Service Drive, right Rutland Dr, right 9 Mile, right Providence Dr, right North Park Dr, right northbound Lodge Service Dr, regular route to ramp onto northbound M-10 Lodge Expressway.

Passengers transferring from other SMART or DDOT routes may use any stop along this routing to board the 851.

Please visit our website at www.smartbus.org for a detailed schedule and routing or call Customer Information at (866)962-5515.

Route 710 Nine Mile REVISION 2 Construction Detour 11/12/2020 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 9 Mile Rd. between Van Dyke Ave. and Hoover Rd., Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020 until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Will operate on regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route on eastbound 9 Mile to Van Dyke Ave., left Van Dyke Ave., right 10 Mile Rd, right Hoover Rd., left 9 Mile Rd, regular route.

During this detour, eastbound stops on 9 Mile Rd. between Van Dyke Ave. and Hoover Rd. will not be served

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

Rouite 275 Routing Change 10 15 20 10/15/2020 - Until further notice

Effective Thursday, October 15, 2020, southbound trips on Route 275 will change as follows:

275 SB:  Regular route on southbound Franklin past Swanson, right Telegraph, regular route.

Northbound trips are not affected.

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

Routes 610 615 Bus Stop Temporary Closure 9/4/2020 - Until further notice

Effective Friday, September 4, 2020, due to the road construction in progress near the corner of westbound Moross Rd, just west of Mack Ave, the SMART stop on westbound Moross Rd just west of Mack Ave has been temporarily closed. 

Passengers desiring to board and deboard at this stop may do so at the main entrance driveway to St John Hospital, east of Chandler Park Dr.

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

Routes 461 462 FAST Woodward Delays 8/24/2020 - Until further notice

Due to road construction and lane closures on Woodward Ave between Chandler and Tennyson, and at the Davison Fwy beginning Monday, August 24, 2020, service on Routes 461/462 FAST Woodward may not operate on time.  We appreciate your patience during this time.

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

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 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.