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Route 753 SMART bus stop changes at Great Lakes Crossing 9/14/2015 - 11/14/2015

Beginning Monday, September 14, 2015, Route 753 will no longer serve Entrance 4 (Marshalls) and Entrance 2 (T J Maxx) at Great Lakes Crossing.  Buses will instead serve the new stop at Entrance 1 (by Saks and Bed Bath & Beyond).  See map below:

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

Routes 805, 851 detours for the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival 9/3/2015 - 9/5/2015

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Park & Ride Routes 805 and 851 will be on detour Thursday and Friday mornings, September 3rd and 4th as follows:

Morning Eastbound/Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route.

Afternoon Westbound/Northbound trips will operate regular route.

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

Routes 510/15, 530, 560/65, 580, 610, 620, 635 detours for the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival 9/3/2015 - 9/5/2015

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Routes 510/515, 530, 560/565, 580, 610, 620 and 635 will be on detour Thursday, September 3rd and Friday, September 4th as follows:

510/515, 530, 560/565, 580 Southbound:  Regular route to southbound Randolph past Congress, right Jefferson (passengers may deboard at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building), right Griswold, regular route.

610, 620, 635 Southbound:  Regular route to westbound Congress, left Randolph, right Jefferson (passengers may deboard at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building), right Griswold, regular route.

510/515, 530, 560/565, 580 Northbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph past Larned, regular route.

610, 620, 635 Northbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route.

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

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 detours for the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival 9/3/2015 - 9/5/2015

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Routes 445, 450, 460, 465 and 475 will be on detour Thursday, September 3rd and Friday, September 4th as follows:

450, 460, 465 Southbound:  Regular detour route to southbound Griswold to stop on Griswold and Congress (end of route, layover on westbound Jefferson at Speedway station).

445, 475 Southbound:  Regular detour route to southbound Griswold,  stay on Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route to Jefferson /Beaubien.

450, 460, 465 Northbound:  (Trips begin on westbound Jefferson nearside Woodward, passengers may board at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building):  West on Jefferson past Woodward, right Griswold past Congress, regular detour route.

445, 475 Northbound:  From Jefferson/Beaubien, regular route past Woodward, right Griswold past Congress, regular detour route.

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

Routes 125, 200, 255, 830 detours for the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival 9/3/2015 - 9/5/2015

Due to the Detroit Jazz Festival, Routes 125, 200, 255 and 830 will be on detour Thursday, September 3rd and Friday, September 4th as follows:

Northbound/Eastbound:  Regular route to southbound Griswold past Larned, left Jefferson, left Randolph, right Larned, regular route.

Southbound/Westbound:  Regular route on westbound Congress to Randolph, left Randolph, right Jefferson (passengers may board at the SMART stop farside Randolph at City/County building), right Griswold, regular route.

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

Routes 400, 405 end of construction detour at Evergreen and Civic Center Drive 9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015

Effective Wednesday, September 2, westbound trips on Routes 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge and 405 Northwestern will return to regular route on Evergreen between Ten Mile Road and Civic Center Drive.  Construction on the roundabout at Evergreen and Civic Center Drive is near completion.

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

Route 430 detour for Arts, Beats and Eats 2015 in downtown Royal Oak 9/2/2015 - 9/8/2015

Due to the Arts, Beats and Eats festival in downtown Royal Oak, Route 430 Main Street/Big Beaver will be on detour Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:00 pm until Tuesday, September 8th at 7:00 am as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to westbound 11 Mile Road, left Lafayette, stay to right on Lafayette, board/deboard passengers on Lafayette across from Transit Center (end of route).

Northbound:  From temporary southbound Lafayette stop, continue south on Lafayette, right 4th, right West, right 11 Mile Road, regular route.

Route 430 passengers wishing to connect with Route 450/460 buses at 11 Mile Road and Woodward can transfer to Route 730 and 740 buses along 11 Mile Road.

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

Routes 450, 460, 465 detour for Arts, Beats and Eats 2015 in downtown Royal Oak 9/2/2015 - 9/9/2015

Due to the Arts, Beats and Eats festival in downtown Royal Oak, Routes 460, 465 and evening Route 450 trips will not serve the Royal Oak Transit Center beginning Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:00 pm until Tuesday, September 8th at 7:00 am.  Buses will instead stay on Woodward Avenue.  450 and 460 passengers wishing to transfer between Route 730 and 740 buses should do so at 11 Mile and Woodward.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 730, 740 detour for Arts, Beats and Eats 2015 in downtown Royal Oak 9/2/2015 - 9/9/2015

Due to the Arts, Beats and Eats festival in downtown Royal Oak, Route 730 Ten Mile and 740 Twelve Mile will not serve the Royal Oak Transit Center beginning Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:00 pm until Tuesday, September 8th at 7:00 am.  Buses will instead stay on 11 Mile Road.  730 and 740 passengers wishing to transfer between Woodward buses should do so at 11 Mile and Woodward.  Sunday 740 buses will operate regular route to the Detroit Zoo but will end at 11 Mile Road farside Lafayette.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

465 756 End of Featherstone Construction Detour 8/27/2015 - 9/7/2015

Effective Thursday, August 27, 2015, Routes 465 Woodward Limited and 756 Perry-Opdyke will return to regular route on Featherstone in Auburn Hills.  Construction in the area has been completed.

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

Route 610 detour at Woodward and Palmer 8/24/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Woodward and Palmer, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to northbound Woodward past Palmer, left Burroughs, left Cass past Palmer, regular route to end of line.

Northbound trips are not affected.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

140 160 and 250 service change 8/21/2015 - 10/7/2015

Beginning Monday, September 7, 2015, trip times will change on weekday Routes 140 Southshore, 160 Downriver and 250 Ford Road to accommodate adjusted run times.

 

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated September 7, 2015 for trip details.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515

450 460 Trip Time Changes 8/21/2015 - 10/7/2015

Beginning Monday, September 7, 2015, trip times will change on weekday, Saturday and Sunday Woodward Route 450 and 460 trips to accommodate adjusted run times.

 Please refer to the new 430/450/460 timetable dated September 7, 2015 for details.  If you have any questions please call customer service at (866) 962-5515.

730 service change 8/21/2015 - 10/7/2015

Beginning Monday, September 7, 2015, trip times will change on weekday and Saturday Route 730 10 Mile to accommodate adjusted run times.

 

Please refer to the new timetable dated September 7, 2015 for trip details.

 

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information at (866) 962-5515

740 Wkdy Trip Time Change 8/21/2015 - 10/7/2015

Beginning Monday, September 7, 2015, the weekday eastbound Route 740 trip currently leaving 12 Mile and Haggerty at 6:06 pm will instead leave at 6:01 pm, arriving at timepoints about five minutes earlier than before.

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

760 Route Change 8/21/2015 - 10/7/2015

Beginning Monday, September 7, 2015, Route 760 13 Mile – 14 Mile will begin serving Meijer Drive between Delemere and Crooks in Royal Oak.  Buses will no longer serve 14 Mile Road between Delemere and Crooks.  See map below:

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

Route 400 Stop Closed on Rutland Drive 8/19/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Rutland Drive, Route 400 will no longer serve stops on Rutland Drive. Passengers that catch the bus on Rutland can board the temporary stops on 9 Mile Road. 


If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.



Route 730 REVISION 3 construction detour on Kelly 8/10/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Kelly between 9 Mile Road and 10 Mile Road, Route 730 Ten Mile will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  Regular route on 10 Mile Road past Kelly, right Raven, right Stephens, left Kelly, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any posted SMART bus stop or safe location as determined by the driver along the detour route.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 400, 405 construction detour at Evergreen 8/6/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Evergreen and Civic Center Drive, westbound trips on Routes 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge and 405 Northwestern will be on detour until further notice as follows:

400 Westbound:  Regular route on northbound Evergreen to the westbound M-10 service drive, left westbound M-10 service drive, right Civic Center Drive, left Central Park Blvd, left 1st turnback to southbound Central Park Blvd, right Civic Center Drive, regular route.

405 Westbound:  Regular route on northbound Evergreen past Civic Center Drive, right I-696 service drive, left 1st turnback to westbound I-696 service drive past Central Park Blvd, regular route.

Eastbound 400 and 405 trips will operate regular route at this time.

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

Route 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge construction detour 7/7/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction all Route 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge trips will remain on Civic Center drive between First Center and Berg road as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to Civic Center drive, continue on Civic Center drive past Berg, right on Franklin, continue regular route.

Southbound: Regular route to Civic Center drive, continue on Civic Center drive past Berg, right Evergreen, continue regular route.

If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.



Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 REVISION 4 Woodward M-1 Rail detour 6/15/2015 - 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 to M.L. King Blvd, right M.L. King Blvd, left Cass, left Grand River, right Griswold past Michigan, left Larned, regular route.

Northbound (NO CHANGE):  From Woodward and Congress, left Congress, right Griswold, left Fort, right Washington, left Michigan right Cass, right M.L. King Blvd, 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.

Route 405 Eat to the Beat 2015 summer concert series detour in Southfield 6/11/2015 - 9/11/2015

Due to the 2015 summer Eat to the Beat concert series at the City Centre Plaza in the Southfield Civic Center, Route 405 Northwestern buses will be on detour Thursday, June 11, Thursday, July 9; Thursday, August 13 and Thursday, September 10 between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route to westbound Civic Center Drive past Central Park Blvd., right Lahser past 11 Mile Road, regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route to southbound Lahser past 11 Mile Road, left Civic Center Drive past Central Park Blvd., regular route.

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

Route 400 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 400 Southfield-Orchard Ridge will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, left turnback just past red brick building and across Northland Drive into Northland parking area, right outside circle drive around mall area to right 1st exit out to J.L. Hudson Drive, right J.L. Hudson Drive, left 1st turnback to westbound J.L. Hudson Drive, right Providence Drive, left 9 Mile Road, left Rutland Drive, left 2nd turnback to northbound Rutland Drive (pick up/drop off at temporary SMART stop on northbound Rutland Drive), left 9 Mile Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound 9 Mile Road to right Rutland Drive, left 2nd turnback to northbound Rutland Drive (pick up/drop off at temporary SMART stop on northbound Rutland Drive), right 9 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 405 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 405 Northwestern will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, right onto entrance to northbound M-10 at the service drive, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to the southbound M-10 service drive past Northland Drive, left 8 Mile Road, left Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area (end of route).

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

Route 415 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 415 Greenfield will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound 8 Mile Road to Greenfield, right Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, left turnback just past red brick building and across Northland Drive into Northland parking area, right outside circle drive around mall area to right 1st exit out to J.L. Hudson Drive, right J.L. Hudson Drive, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to Northland, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, left 1st turnback to eastbound 8 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 420 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 420 Southfield will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound 8 Mile Road to Greenfield, right Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, right onto entrance to northbound M-10 at the service drive, take exit 14C (Southfield Road) into northbound Southfield Road, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to the southbound M-10 service drive past Northland Drive, left 8 Mile Road, left Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive,left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, left 1st turnback to eastbound 8 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 710 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Eastbound:  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, left turnback just past red brick building and across Northland Drive into Northland parking area, right outside circle drive around mall area to right 1st exit out to J.L. Hudson Drive, right J.L. Hudson Drive, left 1st turnback to westbound J.L. Hudson Drive, right Providence Drive, regular route.

Westbound:  Regular route.

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

Route 851 construction detour at the northbound M-10 service drive near Northland 5/20/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the northbound Northwestern service drive between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, Route 851 Farmington Hills-West Bloomfield Park & Ride will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route onto 8 Mile-Greenfield exit ramp, right Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield, right 8 Mile Road, right onto entrance to northbound M-10 at the service drive, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to the southbound M-10 service drive past Northland Drive, left 8 Mile Road, left Greenfield, left Northland Drive, right into Northland bus stop area.  From the Northland bus stop area, right Northland Drive, left 1st turnback to eastbound Northland Drive, right Greenfield across 8 Mile, left southbound M-10 service drive into southbound M-10, regular route.

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

Route 510 ongoing construction 5/13/2015 - Until further notice

Van Dyke will have intermittent lane closures and bus stop closures due to construction along Van Dyke between 15 mile and 18 mile until mid-October. 

 

Traffic will be slow at times which may cause delays with our buses.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any posted SMART bus stop or any safe location along the detour route. If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515 or visit our website at www.smartbus.org.

Route 160 construction detour at Northline and Allen 5/12/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the railroad tracks at Northline and Allen Road, Route 160 buses will be on detour until further notice as follows:

 

Northbound:  Regular route on westbound Northline to I-75, left I-75 South service drive, left Allen Road, right Eureka, right Racho, right Northline into WCCC, regular route.

 

Southbound:  Regular route to WCCC, right Northline, left Racho, left Eureka, left Allen Road, right Prechter, right Northline, regular route.

 

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any posted SMART bus stop or safe location as determined by the driver along the detour route.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at 866 962-5515.

Routes 405, 851 detour at 14 Mile/Orchard Lake/Northwestern 4/8/2015 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Orchard Lake Road between 14 Mile Road and Northwestern Highway, Routes 405 Northwestern and 851 West Bloomfield-Farmington Hills Park & Ride will be on detour until further notice as follows:

405 Westbound:  Regular route on northbound Northwestern Hwy past 14 Mile Road, right Orchard Lake Rd, regular route.

405 Eastbound:  Regular route.

851 Northbound:  Regular route on northbound Orchard Lake Rd to 14 Mile Rd, right 14 Mile Rd, left Northwestern Hwy, right Orchard Lake Rd, regular route.

851 Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Orchard Lake Rd to Northwestern Hwy, left Northwestern Hwy, right 14 Mile Rd, left Orchard Lake Rd, regular route.

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

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 bus stop closure at Alexandrine 2/19/2015 - Until further notice

Due to the ongoing M-1 construction the bus stop on northbound Woodward and Alexandrine is closed.  Passengers can board/deboard local and limited buses at the bus stop about 300 yards south on northbound Woodward between Parsons and Selden.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 610 M-1 detour 10/27/2014 - Until further notice

Due to the M-1 rail project, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour beginning Monday, October 27, 2014 and until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to northbound Cass past Bagley, right M.L. King Blvd, left Woodward, regular route.

Northbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward to M.L. King Blvd, right M.L. King Blvd, left Cass past Bagley, regular route.

Drivers will board and deboard passengers at any posted SMART bus stop or any safe location along the detour route.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515
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Woodward Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 bus stops at Mack/Mlk Blvd moved 8/27/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Woodward Avenue at Mack/MLK Blvd, SMART signage at that intersection has been moved north.  Southbound buses will use the DDOT stop on the southwest corner of Woodward and Parsons.  Northbound buses will use the DDOT shelter stop on northbound Woodward about 120 yards north of Mack.



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

Route 125 Fort Street construction detour 7/12/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on the Rouge River bridges over Jefferson and Fort Street, Route 125 Fort Street will be on detour beginning Friday, July 12, 2013 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on eastbound Jefferson to Coolidge, left Coolidge, right Fort, right ramp to northbound I- 75, right Exit 45 ramp to Springwells, right Springwells, left Fort, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on westbound Fort to West End/Springwells, right Springwells, left Fisher Fwy service drive to southbound I-75, take Exit 43A to right on Schaefer past Fort, regular route.  Drivers will board/deboard passengers on northbound Springwells nearside northbound I-75.