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Route 160 End of Construction Detour 4/25/2018 - 5/9/2018

Effective immediately, Route 160 Downriver will return to its regular routing on Northline Rd.


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

Route 760 Hoover Rd Construction Detour 4/24/2018 - Until further notice

 Due to construction along Hoover Rd between 11 Mile Rd and 13 Mile Rd, Route 760 13 Mile-14 Mile will be detoured as follows:

   

Eastbound: Hoover to left Masonic, right Schoenherr, left 13 Mile, continue regular route.

 

Westbound: 13 Mile to right Schoenherr, left Masonic, right Hoover, continue regular route.

 

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

Route 275 Goddard Rd Detour 4/23/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Goddard Rd east of Telegraph Rd, Route 275 will be on detour Monday, April 23, 2018 until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on Telegraph Rd, past Goddard Rd, left at first turnback past Northline Rd to northbound Telegraph Rd, right Northline Rd, right Pardee Rd, regular route.

Northbound:  Regular route on Pardee Rd, left Northline Rd, right Telegraph Rd, past Goddard Rd, regular route.

Bus will service all stops on Telegraph Rd between Goddard Rd and Northline Rd.

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

Route 160 NB Revised Detour 4/19/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on westbound Northline under I-75, northbound Route 160 Northline trips will be on REVISED detour beginning Thursday, April 19, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to westbound Northline (board/deboard passengers at the stop in front of Sam’s Club), continue to left first turnback past the Sam’s Club stop (across from Reeck Rd) keep straight to southbound Reeck Rd., right Superior Rd, right Allen Rd, left Northline, regular route.

Southbound trips will remain on regular route until further notice.

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

Route 830 REVISION #2 Construction Detour 4/17/2018 - Until further notice

Due to change in construction plans, northbound Route 830 Downriver Park and Ride trips will resume regular routing beginning Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the 830 Southbound will still continue to be on detour as follows:

Northbound :  Regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on westbound Michigan Avenue to Michigan & 3rd, keep straight on WB Michigan past Wyoming, right WB I-94 on ramp, WB I-94 to Exit 204 ‘South M-39 Southfield Freeway/Pelham Road’, keep left on off-ramp towards SB Southfield Freeway, right Dix Highway, Regular route.

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

Route 400 OCC Orchard Ridge, Oakland Dr. Detour 4/16/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Oakland Dr. at the OCC Orchard Ridge campus, Route 400 Southfield/ Orchard Ridge trips will be detoured beginning Monday, April 16, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to Oakland Dr., right East Campus Dr. left second driveway, lot 2A. Layover in lot 2A.

Southbound:  Right East Campus Dr., left Oakland Dr., regular route.

All stops on Oakland Dr. west of East Campus Dr. will be closed. Passengers who normally board the bus at those stops must use stops east of East Campus Dr.


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

Route 740 OCC Orchard Ridge, Oakland Dr. Detour 4/16/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Oakland Dr. at the OCC Orchard Ridge campus, Route 740 12 Mile Crosstown trips will be detoured beginning Monday, April 16, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route to Oakland Dr., right East Campus Dr. left second driveway, lot 2A., right East Campus Dr., left Oakland Dr., right Orchard Lake Rd., left first turnback to northbound Orchard Lake Rd., left W. 12 Mile Rd., past Farmington Rd., regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route, past Farmington Rd., right Orchard Lake Rd., right Oakland Dr., right East Campus Dr. left second driveway, lot 2A., right East Campus Dr., left Oakland Dr., right Orchard Lake Rd., left first turnback to northbound Orchard Lake Rd., right W. 12 Mile Rd., regular route.

All stops on Oakland Dr. west of East Campus Dr. will be closed. Passengers who normally board the bus at those stops must use stops east of East Campus Dr.. Passengers who normally board on southbound Farmington Rd., south of W. 12 Mile Rd. should use the stop on eastbound W. 12 Mile Rd., west of Farmington Rd.


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

Route 160 Construction Detour 4/16/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on westbound Northline under I-75, northbound Route 160 Northline trips will be on detour beginning Monday, April 16, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

  

Northbound:  Regular route to westbound Northline (board/deboard passengers at the stop in front of Sam’s Club), continue to left first turnback past the Sam’s Club stop (across from Reeck Rd.) to eastbound Northline, right Fordline, right Dix-Toledo, right Eureka, right Allen Rd., left Northline, regular route.

  

Southbound trips will remain on regular route 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 445/450/460/461/462/465/740 Zoo Stop Changes 4/13/2018 - 5/11/2018

Effective immediately the Zoo stops on Woodward and Washington will be relocated for both directions of travel.

Northbound: The current SMART and FAST stop on Woodward south of Washington will be moved to the north side of Washington.  Trips serving Royal Oak via Washington will be serviced on northbound Washington, north of Woodward.

Southbound:  The current SMART and FAST stop north of Washington at the Zoo entrance will remain an ‘only SMART’ stop and a new FAST and SMART stop will be added south of Washington on the southbound Woodward Service Drive.  The new SMART and FAST stop will be served by all southbound SMART and FAST routes.

Please note that on Sundays, Route 740 continue to serve the stop on Woodward, north of Washington Ave at the zoo entrance.

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.

Routes 261/461/462 Grand Circus Park Bus Stop Changes 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

 

Beginning April 2, 2018, the Route 261 eastbound and westbound FAST stops at Bagley and Park, and the Routes 461/462 FAST stop on southbound Woodward before Adams will be eliminated and replaced by a new stop on southbound Woodward between Park and Clifford.

 

Route 261 FAST westbound will no longer serve the stop on northbound Cass, north of Michigan Ave., next to the Rosa Park Transit Center. Passengers who wish to catch the Route 261 FAST westbound may use the stop on westbound Michigan Ave. past Cass, in front of the AT&T building.

 

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

Route 261 Stop Relocation Vermont to Trumbull 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

  

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018, the Westbound and Eastbound bus stops at Michigan and Vermont will be relocated to Michigan and Trumbull.

 

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated April 2, 2018 for trip details.

 

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

Route 261 April Service Changes 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 trip times will change on weekday, Saturday and Sunday Route 261.

 

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated April 2, 2018 for trip details.

 

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

Route 461/462 April Service Changes 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 trip times will change on weekday, Saturday and Sunday Route 461/462.

 

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated April 2, 2018 for trip details.

 

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

Route 465 April Service Changes 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 trip times will change on Route 465.

 

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated April 2, 2018 for trip details.

 

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

Route 561/563 April Service Changes 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 trip times will change on weekday, Saturday and Sunday Routes 561/563.

 

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated April 2, 2018 for trip details.

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

Route 780 April Service Changes 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 trip times will change on weekday and Saturday Route 780.

 

Please refer to the appropriate timetables dated April 2, 2018 for trip details.

 

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

Route 851 April Service Changes 4/2/2018 - 5/1/2018

In order to eliminate confusion, beginning Monday, April 2, 2018, all Route 851 trips beginning and ending in the former Northland area will be renamed Route 849.

 

Please refer to the new 805/849/851 timetables dated April 2, 2018 for details.

 

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

Route 445 REVISED Downtown Birmingham Construction Detour 4/2/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Old Woodward in downtown Birmingham, Route 445 Maple/Telegraph will be detoured beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

Southbound: Regular route on eastbound Maple past Old Woodward, right (New) Woodward Ave, pick up at Fast stop south of Maple, continue past Bowers, regular route.

-Passengers wishing to catch the southbound 445 may use the Fast stop on Woodward south of Maple.

 

Northbound: Regular route, continue on Woodward past Elm, left Oakland, keep left on Oakland past Old Woodward, continue onto Willis, keep left onto Chester, right Maple, regular route.

-Passengers wishing to catch the northbound 445 may flag the driver on the northwest corner of Maple and Chester.

 

Please keep in mind that this project may cause delays down the line for all 445 trips that cross through Birmingham.  We greatly appreciate your patience while this detour is in effect.

 

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

Route 780 REVISED Downtown Birmingham Construction Detour 4/2/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Old Woodward in downtown Birmingham, Route 780 Fifteen Mile will be detoured beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

Eastbound: Regular route through downtown Birmingham.

-Please note that stops on Maple between Chester and (New) Woodward Ave will be closed for the duration of this project.

 

Westbound: Regular route to (New) Woodward Ave, right (New) Woodward, left Oakland Ave, follow Oakland across Old Woodward into Willis, curve left on Chester, right Maple, regular route.

-Passengers wishing to catch the westbound 780 may either flag the driver on the northwest corner of Maple and Chester, or use the stop on Maple, east of (New) Woodward Ave in front of Kroger.

 

Please keep in mind that this project may cause delays down the line for all 780 trips that cross through Birmingham.  We greatly appreciate your patience while this detour is in effect.

 

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

Route 450/460 REVISED Downtown Birmingham Construction Detour 3/30/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Old Woodward Ave. in downtown Birmingham, Woodward Local Routes 450/460, will be detoured beginning Friday, March 30, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

Route 450 Southbound: Regular route on southbound Woodward Ave., past Old Woodward Ave., continue on (New) Woodward Ave. past Bowers St., regular route.

Route 460 Southbound: Regular route to (New) Woodward Ave., right Woodward Ave., left first turn back to southbound Woodward Ave., regular route.

Route 450 Northbound: Regular route on northbound Woodward Ave., past S. Elm St., continue on (New) Woodward Ave. past Oak Ave., regular route.

Route 460 Northbound: Regular route, past Adams to Maple Rd., right Maple Rd. past Adams Rd., regular route.

Drivers will pick up at all stops along posted detour routing.

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

Routes 450/460 Downtown Birmingham Construction Detour 3/26/2018 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Old Woodward Ave. in downtown Birmingham, Woodward Local Routes 450/460, will be detoured beginning Monday, March 26, 2018 and until further notice as follows:

Route 450 Southbound: Regular route on southbound Woodward Ave., past Old Woodward Ave., continue on (New) Woodward Ave past Bowers St., regular route.

Route 460 Southbound: Regular route to S. Adams Rd., left Adams to Woodward Ave. southbound, regular route.

Route 450 Northbound: Regular route on northbound Woodward Ave., past S. Elm St., continue on (New) Woodward Ave. past Oak Ave., regular route.

Route 460 Northbound: Regular route to S. Adams Rd., right Adams Rd. to Maple Rd., right Maple Rd., regular route.

Drivers will pick up at all stops along posted detour routing.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information 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.

FAST Routes 461/462 Addition of Stop at LCA 3/9/2018 - 4/30/2018

Effective Friday, March 9, 2018, SMART is pleased to announce that Routes 461 & 462 FAST Woodward will add the following stops in order to serve Little Caesar’s Arena (LCA):

Northbound:  North of Alfred Street (third street north of the southbound I-75 Service Dr).

Southbound:  South of Temple Street (across from Alfred, 1 block north of LCA).

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

Route 562 FAST 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 620 Revised St. Clair Shores Detour 12/11/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on 10 Mile between Jefferson and Harper, northbound Route 620 Charlevoix buses will be on detour beginning Monday, December 11, 2017 until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on Greater Mack to 9 Mile, left 9 Mile, right Harper, left Little Mack, regular route.

Southbound trips will operate 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.

Route 830 Southgate Meijer Temporary Stop 3/6/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the Southgate Meijer, passengers boarding and deboarding Route 830 buses at that location will do so at the temporary bus stop in the Meijer parking lot just south of the current location. Designated parking spots will be provided just west of the temporary stop.  Please refer to the map for exact location.

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

Route 830 SB I-75 Closure Detour 2/6/2017 - Until further notice

Due to construction on SB I-75 between Springwells St and Northline Rd, Route 830 Downriver Park and Ride will be detoured beginning Monday, February 6th  and until further notice as follows:

Inbound :  Regular route.

Outbound:  Regular route on westbound Michigan Avenue to Michigan & 3rd, keep straight on WB Michigan past Wyoming, right WB I-94 on ramp, WB I-94 to Exit 204 ‘South M-39 Southfield Freeway/Pelham Road’, keep left on off-ramp towards SB Southfield Freeway, right Dix Highway, 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 Route 610 M-1 Construction Detour 6/6/2016 - Until further notice

The detour due to the M-1 rail project for Route 610 Kercheval has been revised beginning Monday, June 6th, 2016 and until further notice as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route to northbound Cass past W. Montcalm, right Fisher Service Drive, left Woodward, regular route.

Northbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward past M.L. King Blvd, right Fisher Service Drive, 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.

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.