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Route 465 Auburn Hills Limited Construction Detour Update 12/10/2018 - Until further notice

Effective Monday, December 10, 2018, Route 465 Auburn Hills Limited will return to regular route on I-75 at Crooks and Corporate Drive.  Construction at the I-75/Adams interchange is completed.

The detour between the Chrysler Tech Center and Centerpoint Parkway remains in effect as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route through the Chrysler Tech Center out to Featherstone, right Featherstone past Opdyke, left Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, left South Blvd, right Centerpoint Pkwy, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on Centerpoint Pkwy to South Blvd, left South Blvd, right Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, right Featherstone past Opdyke, regular route.

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

Route 275 Telegraph End of Cherry Hill Construction Detour 12/10/2018 - 12/24/2018

Construction on Cherry Hill east of Telegraph Rd has been completed. Therefore, Route 275 will resume regular routing in this area effective immediately:

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

Route 740 12 Mile Berkley End of Construction Detour 12/3/2018 - 12/17/2018

Construction on Coolidge at 12 Mile Rd. has been completed. Therefore, Route 740 buses will resume regular routing effective immediately.

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

Route 830 Downriver Park & Ride REVISION 4 Construction Detour 11/26/2018 - Until further notice

Due to the partial reopening of southbound I-75, the 830 Southbound will begin a new detour Monday, November 26, 2018.  The new detour is as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on westbound Michigan Avenue to Michigan & Rosa Parks Blvd, left Rosa Parks Blvd, right Fort St, right Springwells, left southbound I-75 onramp to I-75, regular route.

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

Route 830 Downriver Park & Ride New Bus Stop 11/12/2018 - Until further notice

Effective Monday, November 12, 2018, a new bus stop will be installed in downtown Detroit on southbound Randolph between Larned and Jefferson for afternoon southbound Route 830 trips.

This will be a stop for Route 830 only

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

Routes 275 450 462 752 753 756 Pontiac Construction Detour 11/5/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Water St at Perry St, Routes 275, 450, 462, 752, 753 & 756 will be on detour beginning Monday, November 5, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Buses leaving Phoenix Center:  Past  Perry, left Woodward, left Pike right Perry, regular route. (Route 462 FAST continues past Perry on westbound Pike)

Buses arriving to the Phoenix Center will operate regular route.

 

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

Routes 849 851 Park & Ride Construction Detour 11/1/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the southbound John C. Lodge Service Drive Routes 849 and 851 Park & Ride serving the New Center area will be on detour effective immediately and until further notice as follows:

Northbound trips will operate regular route.

Southtbound:  Regular route on Warren, past John C. Lodge Fwy, left Trumbull, left Forest, right John C. Lodge Service Drive, left onto southbound John C. Lodge Fwy, regular route.

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

All Downtown Routes Bus Stop Relocations 10/26/2018 - Until further notice

Effective Friday, October 26, 2018, the SMART/FAST stop on westbound Jefferson just west of Randolph will be permanently relocated about 500 feet west to just east of Spirit Plaza (Woodward). 

Westbound Route 261 buses and northbound Route 461/462 buses will begin their routes at the relocated Spirit Plaza stop until further notice.

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

Routes 450 462 FAST Woodward Pontiac REVISED Construction Detour 10/18/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Woodward between South Blvd and Rapid St, Routes 450 Woodward, and 462 FAST  Woodward will be on detour effective immediately until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route, right MLK Blvd, left Auburn, right Woodward, regular route.

Southbound
Regular route, left Orchard Lake Rd, continue onto Auburn, right MLK Blvd, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to southbound Woodward, service stop in front of St Joseph Hospital, regular route.

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

Route 710 Nine Mile Bus Stop Closures 9/12/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Nine Mile at Gratiot, SMART will be temporarily closing stops on Nine Mile beginning Wednesday, September 12, 2018, as listed below. Temporary stops will be installed. If your stop has been closed, please proceed to the closest temporary stop.

·     Eastbound: Nine Mile east of Gratiot, Stop id: 1098 closed. Use temporary stop further east.

·     Westbound: Nine Mile west of Gratiot, Stop id: 1107 closed. Use temporary stop further west.

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

Route 805 September Trip Changes 9/3/2018 - 1/6/2019

Beginning Monday, September 3, 2018, Route 805 Grand River Park & Ride will experience multiple changes in trip times as well as the addition of two new trips in the afternoon.  Also, all trips will now stop at the Fenton Park and Ride lot.

Morning trips traveling eastbound will start at the Bonaventure Center at 5:30 AM and will leave every 15 minutes until 7:45 AM.  Afternoon trips heading westbound will start at the Blue Cross/Blue Shield stop at I-375 and Lafayette at 3:03 PM and will leave every 20 minutes until the final trip at 5:43 PM.

Please refer to the new 805 timetable dated September 3, 2018 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 560 September Trip Changes 9/3/2018 - 1/6/2019

Beginning Monday, September 3, 2018, a new trip will be added going northbound from 8 Mile at 4:24 AM.

All other trips will remain unchanged from the previous schedule.

Please refer to the new 560 timetable dated September 3, 2018 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 510/515 September Trip & Routing Changes 9/3/2018 - 1/6/2019

Beginning Monday, September 3, 2018, Route 510 Van Dyke will experience routing changes for trips going to 23 Mile Walmart and trip time changes for all trips going to and from both Lakeside and 23 Mile.

The 510 to 23 Mile Walmart will no longer serve Van Dyke between 22 and 23 Mile, but will instead use Shelby/Mound Rd. to serve 23 Mile and Mound and then continue east to Walmart.  The new routing is as follows:

510 Northbound to 23 Mile: continue past M-59/Hall Rd north on Van Dyke to 22 Mile, left 22 Mile, right Shelby Rd, keep right onto Mound Rd, right 23 Mile, continue past Van Dyke, regular route.

510 Southbound from 23 Mile:  From Walmart at 23 and Shelby Parkway head westbound on 23 Mile to Van Dyke, continue past Van Dyke, left Mound, keep left onto Shelby, left 22 Mile, right Van Dyke, regular route.

Please note that Route 515 Van Dyke Ltd will not experience any routing changes, but trip times may have changed.

Please refer to the new 510/515 timetable dated September 3, 2018 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 261 September Trip Changes 9/3/2018 - 1/6/2019

Beginning Monday, September 3, 2018, Route 261 FAST Michigan will experience a few minor changes in trip times for two trips during the afternoon on weekdays and also three eastbound trips Saturday evenings.

During the weekdays, the westbound trip that currently leaves Jefferson and Randolph at 4:44 PM will leave a minute earlier at 4:43 PM.  Also the eastbound trip that currently leaves Metro Airport North Terminal at 6:11 PM will now leave a minute earlier at 6:10 PM.

On Saturdays, the eastbound trip that currently leaves Metro Airport North Terminal at 10:45 PM will change to an 11:00 PM trip.  There will also be a new Saturday eastbound trip that leaves the North Terminal at 12:00 AM (midnight).

Please refer to the new 261 timetable dated September 3, 2018 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 510 Stop Removals between 8 and 11 Mile 9/3/2018 - 1/6/2019

Beginning Monday, September 3, 2018 SMART will be working to streamline service on Van Dyke by decreasing the number of stops between 8 Mile and 11 Mile in both directions. The chart below lists all stops along this section of Van Dyke, with the stops that will be removed highlighted in grey.  If your stop has been eliminated, please proceed to the next closest stop listed, once the SMART sign is removed the driver will no longer be obligated to stop.


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 125 & 261 McNamara Terminal Routing and Stop Changes 7/13/2018 - Until further notice

Effective Friday, July 13, 2018 Routes 125 Fort Street and 261 FAST Michigan will no longer serve the McNamara Terminal at the Ground Transportation Center.  There will be a new stop on Level 4 Departures at the Air France door, which is the first door on the north side of the building.  This will effect routing in the following manner:

125 Fort Street:

125 Southbound (to McNamara):  Regular route from Eureka Rd to McNamara Exit, keep in far right lane towards departures, keep right at split to departures, end of route stop is at the first door on the right (Air France door).

125 Northbound (from McNamara): Route starts on Level 4 Departures at Air France door, keep left towards ‘Eureka Rd, I-275’ sign, merge onto southbound John D. Dingell Dr, regular route.

261 FAST Michigan:

261 Eastbound & Westbound:  Regular route on John D. Dingell Dr, keep right past commercial vehicle lane towards departures, McNamara stop is at the first door on right (Air France door), keep right towards ‘Airport Traffic, I-94’ sign, merge onto northbound John D. Dingell Dr towards North Terminal, 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 710 Lahser-Tele Bridge Detour 6/20/2018 - Until further notice

Due to the bridge construction on Nine Mile between Lahser and Telegraph, Route 710 will be on detour beginning Wednesday, June 20, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 9 Mile Road to Lahser, left Lahser, right 8 Mile, right before bridge over Telegraph onto off-ramp to northbound Telegraph, take Telegraph past 9 Mile left first turnback past 9 Mile, right 9 Mile Road, last stop is on 9 Mile, west of Telegraph, in front of Taco Bell.

Eastbound:  Regular route to first stop on Nine Mile west of Telegraph, right Telegraph, right after passing under 8 Mile bridge onto off-ramp to eastbound 8 Mile, take eastbound 8 Mile past Lahser, left first turn around past Lahser, right Lahser, right Nine Mile, regular route.

Please note that all stops east of Telegraph and west of Lahser will not be serviced for the duration of this project.

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

Route 730 service delays 6/18/2018 - Until further notice

Due to road construction and closures on I-696, service on Route 730 may not operate on time due to the additional traffic on 10 Mile Road.  We appreciate your patience during this time.

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

Routes 510 515 Van Dyke Construction Delays 5/16/2018 - Until further notice

Due to road construction on Van Dyke, trips on Routes 510/515 may run behind at times until further notice.

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

Routes 580 & 610 Southbound Harper Construction Detour 4/16/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Harper Ave between 8 Mile and Vernier in Harper Woods, Southbound Routes 580 Harper and 610 Kercheval will be on detour Monday, April 16, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on Harper, right E. 8 Mile, left Southbound Harper (I-94 Service Dr), keep straight past Vernier, regular route.

Northbound:  Regular route.

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

Routes 250, 255, & 330 Ford Rd Stop Closures 4/9/2018 - Until further notice

Beginning Monday, April 9, 2018, eastbound Ford Rd will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between Telegraph and Inkster Rd, with westbound stop and lane closures to be added shortly after on Monday April 16, 2018. Check the chart below listing which stops will be closed and which will be open along Ford Rd.  Please be aware that your normal stop may not be able to be used during this time.

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


Gratiot Local Route 560 and FAST Gratiot Route 563 delay for new routing at Meijer Park & Ride Lot 4/2/2018 - Until further notice

Gratiot Local Route 560 and FAST Gratiot Route 563 will not be serving the new Meijer Park and Ride lot and bus stop on Monday, April 2, 2018 as originally planned. Construction in the area has not been completed.

Until further notice buses will operate as currently routed.  Trips will begin and end at Gratiot north of 23 Mile Road at the times scheduled for the Meijer Park & Ride lot on the April 2, 2018 timetable.

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

Park & Ride Routes 849, 851 destination sign issues 4/2/2018 - Until further notice

Due to unforeseen technical issues, Route 849 Northland Loop Park & Ride destination signs will continue to read ‘Route 851 Park & Ride’ on April 2nd, 2018.  Please be sure to confirm the destination of your coach as you board to avoid any confusion this may cause.

 

Please note that despite this technical error, the timetables dated April 2, 2018 will still go into effect as planned with the 849 Northland Loop Park & Ride and 851 West Bloomfield Park & Ride as separate routes.

 

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

Routes 450/460, 465, 780 and all FAST Routes - real time arrival issues 4/2/2018 - Until further notice

Due to unforeseen technical issues, the real time arrival information on SMART Routes 450/460, 461, 462, 465, 780 and FAST 261 Michigan, 461/462 Woodward and 561/563 Gratiot WILL NOT display the real time arrival information beginning Monday, April 2, 2018.

 

We apologize for this inconvenience and we are working hard to correct these issues as quickly as possible. Your patience is appreciated.

 

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

Route 530 Ongoing Construction 3/26/2018 - Until further notice

Beginning Monday March 26, 2018, Schoenherr Rd. will have intermittent lane and bus stop closures due to construction between 15 Mile Rd. and 1,900’ north of 16 Mile Rd., including the intersection of Schoenherr and 16 Mile Rd. 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 562 FAST DMC/WSU Detour 1/10/2018 - Until further notice

Due to safety concerns along Cass Ave, Route 562 FAST Gratiot to DMC/WSU will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to Canfield, right Woodward last stop will be past Warren before Putnam.

Northbound:  First stop will be DDoT stop on SB Woodward past Putnam (in front of WSU Midtown Studios Building), left Canfield, regular route.

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

Route 610 Wayne State Detour 12/4/2017 - Until further notice

Due to safety concerns along Cass Ave, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour Monday, December 4, 2017 until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on Woodward to Warren, left onto westbound Warren, last stop will be past Anthony Wayne Dr. in front of General Lectures building.

Northbound:  From stop on westbound Warren in front of General Lectures, left at turnback before Lodge Service Dr to eastbound Warren, right Woodward, regular route.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at all DDOT stops along Warren.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

851 REVISED Wayne State detour 12/4/2017 - Until further notice

Due to safety concerns along Cass Ave, Route 851 W. Bloomfield Park and Ride trips serving Wayne State will be on detour Monday, December 4, 2017 until further notice as follows:

 

Southbound:  Regular route to E. Grand Blvd past Cass, right onto southbound Woodward, right Warren, regular route.

 

Northbound:  Regular route to eastbound Forest past Cass, left Woodward, left Baltimore, right Cass, regular route.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at all SMART stops along Woodward.  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.

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 Park and Ride Lot Closure 10/11/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction of the new Beaumont facility, the SMART Park and Ride lot on southbound Woodward just south of 13 Mile Road will be closed for Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, and 475 until further notice.

 

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

REVISED Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, & 475 Downtown Detroit Construction Detour 6/6/2016 - Until further notice

The detour for Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, and 475 due to construction for the M-1 Rail project has been revised as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward past M.L. King Blvd, right Fisher Service Dr, left Cass, left Grand River, right Griswold, left Larned, regular route.

Northbound:  From Woodward and Congress, left Congress, right Griswold, left Fort, right Washington, left Michigan right Cass, past W. Montcalm, right Fisher Service Drive, left Woodward, regular route.

SMART buses will serve all regular SMART bus stops along the detour route.  Southbound buses will also deboard passengers on southbound Griswold just before State.  Northbound limited buses will also board passengers on westbound Michigan just past Washington.

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