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Routes 461 462 FAST Detroit Fireworks Detour 6/24/2019 - 6/25/2019

Due to the annual Detroit Ford Fireworks Monday, June 24, 2019, Routes 461 & 462 FAST Woodward will be on detour from 5:30 pm until 12:00 am or streets are clear as follows:

Southbound: Regular route to Fisher Fwy Service Dr, right Fisher Fwy Service Dr, left Cass; last stop is on southbound Cass before Michigan, across from Rosa Parks Transit Center.

Northbound: Route will begin at AT&T stop on westbound Michigan and Cass, right 1st St, right Bagley, right Park, left Woodward, regular route.

Please note the following stops will not be serviced while this detour is in effect: Woodward & Temple (LCA), Grand Circus Park, Washington & Lafayette, Larned & Griswold, Larned & Woodward, Jefferson & Randolph, Jefferson & Griswold.

Passengers traveling within the downtown area may transfer to/from the Detroit People Mover Times Square Station.

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

Routes 561 563 FAST Detroit Fireworks Detour 6/24/2019 - 6/25/2019

Due to the annual Detroit Ford Fireworks Monday, June 24, 2019, Routes 561 & 563 FAST Gratiot will be on detour from 5:30 pm until 12:00 am or streets are clear as follows:

Southbound: Regular route past Chene St to St. Aubin, left St. Aubin, right Larned into Congress, last stop is on Congress at St. Antoine.

Northbound:  First stop will be on Congress at St. Antoine, right Beaubien, right Lafayette, left St. Aubin, right Gratiot, regular route.

Please note the following stops will not be serviced while this detour is in effect: Gratiot and Russel, Gratiot and Madison, Jefferson & Randolph, Jefferson & Griswold, Larned & Griswold, Larned & Woodward.

Passengers traveling within the downtown area may transfer to/from the Detroit People Mover at the Bricktown Station. 

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

Route 261 FAST REVISED Detroit Fireworks Detour 6/24/2019 - 6/25/2019

Due to the annual Detroit Ford Fireworks Monday, June 24, 2019, route 261 FAST Michigan will be on detour from 5:30 pm until 12:00 am or streets are clear as follows:

Eastbound: Regular route to 3rd Ave, left 3rd Ave, right Bagley, right Cass; last stop is on southbound Cass before Michigan, across from Rosa Parks Transit Center.

Westbound: Route will begin at AT&T stop on westbound Michigan and Cass, continue on regular route.

Please note the following stops will not be serviced while this detour is in effect: NB Cass & Michigan, Woodward & Clifford, Washington & Lafayette, Larned & Griswold, Larned & Woodward, Jefferson & Randolph, Jefferson & Griswold.

Passengers traveling within the downtown area may transfer to/from the Detroit People Mover Times Square Station.

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

Route 567 New Baltimore Lenox Bay Rama Festival & Parade Detour 6/23/2019 - 6/24/2019

Due to the Bay Rama Festival & Parade, route 567 New Baltimore/Lenox will be on detour on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM or streets are clear as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route on eastbound 23 Mile Rd, right Main, left Green, right County Line Rd, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route on southbound County Line Rd, left Green, right Main, left 23 Mile Rd, regular route 

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

Route 610 Grosse Pointe Park After 6 Events Detour 6/22/2019 - 6/23/2019

Due to the After 6 Event in Grosse Pointe Park, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour beginning at 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 22 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.

Route 780 15 Mile Crosstown REVISED Bridge Construction Detour 6/21/2019 - 6/25/2019

Due to construction on the I-75 bridge over Maple Rd, trips on Route 780 15 Mile Crosstown will be on detour beginning Friday, June 21, 2019 through Monday, June 24, 2019 as follows:

Eastbound: Regular route to Maple Rd and Stephenson Hwy, right Stephenson Hwy, left first turnback past 14 Mile Rd to northbound Stephenson Hwy, right 14 Mile Rd, left 1st crossover past Concord Dr into Oakland Mall, left onto circle drive around mall past Chicago Rd, regular route.

Westbound: Regular route to Oakland Mall stop, continue onto mall drive past Chicago Rd, continue around mall to right driveway out to 14 Mile Rd, right 14 Mile Rd, right Stephenson Hwy, left 1st turnback past Maple Rd to southbound Stephenson Hwy, right Maple Rd, regular route.

During this detour the Chicago Rd. stops will not be served.

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

All Downtown Routes Larned & Woodward Stop Closure Detour Cancellation 06 19 19 6/19/2019 - Until further notice

The detours for ALL Downtown Routes serving the stop at Larned and Woodward (City County Bldg) have been cancelled until further notice. Buses will operate regular route and detours will be reposted when information becomes available.

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

Routes 400 & 405 REVISED June 2019 Service Changes 6/17/2019 - 7/1/2019

Beginning Monday, June 17, 2019 routes 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge and 405 Northwestern Highway will now be beginning and ending on Northland Drive which may cause a shift in all trips.  The new routing is as follows:

Northbound 400, Westbound 405: First stop is on westbound Northland Drive between Greenfield and the M-10 Service Drive, right M-10 Service Dr, right JL Hudson Dr to Wendy’s stop just before Greenfield, regular route.

Southbound 400, Eastbound 405: Regular route to Wendy’s stop on eastbound JL Hudson Drive just before Greenfield, right Greenfield, right Northland Dr, last stop is on westbound Northland Dr between M-10 Service Dr and Greenfield.

Please refer to the new 400/405 timetables dated June 17, 2019 for details and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.


Route 255 Closing of Target Park & Ride 6/17/2019 - 7/1/2019

Beginning Monday, June 17, 2019, Target Corporate offices have requested a termination of SMART’s Park & Ride contract on Route 255 Ford Rd Express.  Due to this request SMART will no longer be able to pull into the Dearborn Heights Target parking lot at John Daly and Ford Rd.

This change will cause a shift in schedule for all trips, and the afternoon 3:37 PM trip will now end at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center.  SMART will still be serving the westbound stop at Target and the eastbound stop across from Target at John Daly on Ford Rd, please be aware that SMART recommends that passengers take all necessary safety precautions and use the closest crosswalk when crossing the street.

It is also important to note that since the Dearborn Heights Target is no longer an official Park and Ride lot, Target reserves the right to remove any cars as they see fit.  We apologize for this inconvenience and SMART is working with all parties involved to find another Park & Ride lot in a similar location to serve as a replacement.

Please refer to the new 140/250/255/330 timetables dated June 17, 2019 for details and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 330 Discontinuation of Dearborn Heights Target Stop 6/17/2019 - 7/1/2019

Beginning Monday, June 17, 2019, Target Corporate offices have requested that SMART no longer pull any routes into the Dearborn Heights Target parking lot at Ford Road and John Daly.

This change will cause all 330 Grand River/Beech-Daly trips to begin and end on Inkster, at the stops just north of Ford Road and may cause a shift in schedule for all trips.  Please be aware that SMART recommends that passengers take all necessary safety precautions and use the closest crosswalk when crossing the street.

We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding with this matter.

Please refer to the new 140/250/255/330 timetables dated June 17, 2019 for details and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 849/851 Northbound WSU/New Center Routing Change 6/17/2019 - 7/1/2019

Beginning Monday, June 17, 2019 northbound 849/851 trips that travel through New Center/WSU will use Warren rather than Forrest to travel between the M-10 Service Drive and Woodward.  This will allow passengers that deboard in the morning along westbound Warren to board along the adjacent eastbound stop during the afternoon.  The routing will be changed as follows:

Northbound 849/851: Regular route to M-10 Service Drive via Exit 3 ‘Forrest Ave/Warren Ave’, keep straight past Forrest, right Warren, left Woodward, regular route.

Southbound 849/851: Regular route.

Please refer to the new 805/849/851 timetables dated June 17, 2019 for details and 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 710 Lahser-Tele End of Bridge Construction Detour 6/6/2019 - 6/20/2019

Bridge construction on Nine Mile between Lahser and Telegraph has been completed. Therefore, Route 710 Nine Mile Crosstown will resume regular routing, effective immediately.

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.

Route 330 REVISED M-5 Bridge Detour 4/15/2019 - Until further notice

Effective Monday, April 15, 2019, Route 330 will be ending on Grand River, east of Halsted due to the closing of the M-5 Bridge just west of Halsted. 

Northbound: Regular route on westbound Grand River past Drake, last stop will be on Grand River east of Halsted in front of the VTC Insurance Group Building (driver layover off of Halsted on Halwood Ct. at the Bonaventure Park & Ride stop).

Southbound:  Route will begin on Grand River, east of Halsted at the stop in front of the Shell gas station, continue on regular route.

Please be aware that all stops west of M-5 in the 10 Mile/Haggerty/Grand River loop will not be serviced for the duration of this detour.  If you normally use any of those stops, please allow for extra time and arrange alternative transportation to reach your destination.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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 760 13 Mile 14 Mile Crosstown REVISED Construction Detour 3/26/2019 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 14 Mile Rd at Coolidge, trips on Route 760 13 Mile-14 Mile will be on detour beginning Tuesday, March 26, 2019 until further notice as follows:

   

Eastbound: Regular route.

 

Westbound: Regular route to 14 Mile Rd and Coolidge continue straight past Coolidge, right Woodward Ave, left first turn back to southbound Woodward, right 13 Mile Rd, regular route.

 

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

Routes 450 460 Woodward Bus Stop Temporary Relocation 2/14/2019 - Until further notice

Effective Thursday, February 14, 2019, due to road construction, the SMART stop on northbound Woodward, just south of 14 Mile Rd. has been temporarily relocated to just south of Samoset.

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

Route 415 Greenfield Construction Detour 2/13/2019 - Until further notice

 Due to construction on 14 Mile Rd at Greenfield, trips on Route 415 will be on detour effective Wednesday, February 13, 2019 as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to left Greenfield, left 13 Mile Rd, right Southfield Rd, right 14 Mile Rd past Greenfield, regular route.

Southbound: Will operate on 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 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.