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Route 430 Main St Road Closure Detour 1/22/2019 - 1/25/2019

Due to the traffic signal installation on Main St. at Euclid, Route 430 Main St. will be on detour effective Tuesday, January 22, 2019 through Thursday, January 24, 2019, or until work is complete as follows:

Northbound: Regular route on Main St to Rochester Rd, right Rochester Rd, left 12 Mile Rd, right Main St, regular route.

Southbound: Regular route on Main St to 12 Mile Rd, left 12 Mile Rd, right Rochester Rd, left Main St, regular route.

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

REVISED Route 610 Service Changes to First/Last Stop 1/14/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 14, 2019, the current detour routing for Route 610 trips serving downtown Detroit and Wayne State now become permanent.

Trips will also end on westbound Warren at Anthony Wanye Drive in front of General Lectures, and begin across the street on eastbound Warren before Anthony Wanye Drive (near-side stop).

Please refer to the new Eastside timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 805 REVISED January Service Change 1/11/2019 - 2/8/2019

We are pleased to announce that a new evening express route has been added to Route 805.  Express trips will begin at the normal stop at I-375 and Lafayette, turn right and pick up along Jefferson, then continue straight past Griswold and make a right onto Wasington, left Congress, then merge left onto northbound M-10 where it will follow I-75 Exit 2A to Toledo to I-96 and continue on regular route to the Fenton Park & Ride and end at Bonaventure.

The destination sign for these trips will read “Route 805 to Halstead, Express via M-10” and will leave at 3:35 PM and 4:35 PM.  There have also been additional trip time changes to trips that follow the regular route in the afternoon.

Some trip times have also been adjusted.  Please refer to the new 805/849/851 timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions.

REVISED Service Bulletin regarding detour for all downtown Detroit SMART routes bus stop relocation and route changes 1/9/2019 - 1/31/2019

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 Jefferson and Beaubien and then go on to serve the relocated stop at Spirit Plaza.

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

FAST Woodward Routes 461, 462 Route and Trip Time Changes 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, Route 461/462 FAST Woodward will experience time changes and trip changes in the downtown Detroit area.

All southbound trips will now end at Larned and Brush. All northbound trips will now begin at Jefferson and Beaubien.

Please refer to the new FAST Woodward timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

FAST Michigan Route 261 Trip and Route Changes 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, Route 261 FAST Michigan will experience time changes and trip changes in the downtown Detroit area.

All eastbound trips will now end at Larned and Brush. All westbound trips will now begin at Jefferson and Beaubien.

Please refer to the new FAST Michigan timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 445 Trip Time Changes 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, trip times on Route 445 Woodward Telegraph Limited will be changed to accommodate adjusted running times.

Please refer to the new 445/465 timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.
 

620 Routing Change 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, Route 620 Charlevoix will experience a routing change.

All northbound and southbound trips will operate via Alter instead of Maryland.

Please refer to the new Eastside timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 730 Routing Change at Royal Oak Transit Center 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, Route 730 Ten Mile will experience new eastbound routing at the Royal Oak Transit Center.

All eastbound trips will board and deboard on the Lafayette side.  Westbound trips will continue to pick up on the Sherman side.

Please refer to the new Crosstowns timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 849, 851 Detour Update and Trip Changes 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, the detour routing on Woodward in lieu of Cass for Route 849 and 851 trips serving the Wayne State/New Center area will become permanent.

Trip changes have also been made.  Please refer to the new 805/849/851 timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 567 New Smart Service New Baltimore/Lenox 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, SMART will introduce Route 567 New Baltimore/Lenox, operating between the Chesterfield Meijer at 23 Mile and Gratiot and the Lenox Meijer on 26 Mile Road.

Trips will operate from the Chesterfield Meijer via Gratiot, Vergote, 23 Mile Road, Green, County Line, and 26 Mile Road to the Lenox Meijer. Service will operate hourly from 6:00 am until midnight weekday, 7:00am until 10:30 pm Saturdays, and 8:00am to 6:00 pm on Sundays.

560 passengers previously taking trips to New Baltimore can transfer between Route 560 and the new Route 567 at the Meijer Park & Ride shelter stop at Gratiot and 23 Mile.

Please refer to the new 560/567 timetable dated January 7, 2019 and if you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 560 Trip and Service Changes 1/7/2019 - 2/7/2019

Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, Route 560 Gratiot trips will no longer offer direct service New Baltimore.

Passengers desiring service to New Baltimore can instead use the new Route 567, operating between the Chesterfield Meijer at 23 Mile and Gratiot and the Lenox Meijer on 26 Mile Road.

Route 560 trips have been adjusted to accommodate these changes.  Please refer to the new 560/567 timetable dated January 7, 2019 and 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 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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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.


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 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.