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REVISED downtown Detroit bus stop closure 4/25/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the Guardian Building, the SMART bus stop on northbound Griswold just north of Larned is closed until further notice effective Monday, April 25, 2016.

Passengers can board and deboard buses at the stop on southbound Woodward just past Congress or on Jefferson right before Griswold.

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

Route 460 construction detour 4/11/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Park and Hamilton, westbound trips on Route 460 Woodward will be on detour until further notice as follows:

 

460 Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 15 mile to Woodward Ave, Right Woodward, left Oakland, left Old Woodward, continue regular route.

 

460 Eastbound:  Continue regular route. These will operate as normal. 

 

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

Routes 510, 515 Park and Ride lot closure 3/31/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the Van Dyke and Metropolitan Parkway intersection, morning southbound Route 510/515 buses will not be able to serve the Park & Ride lot in the northwest corner of the Meijer parking lot area.  During this time all southbound 510/515 buses will stay on Van Dyke and stop at the SMART stop on Van Dyke by Gator Jake’s.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515

Route 635 REVISED construction detour 3/23/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Jefferson between Crocker and Shook, Route 635 Jefferson Express will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Morning Southbound: Start route at Crocker and Metro Parkway, right first entrance into Mariners Point Plaza, left at stop sign, left stop sign after Kroger, left Crocker, left Metropolitan Parkway, right onto I-94 Westbound, exit right first exit onto Shook Road, serve temporary stop on Shook and Jefferson, continue regular route.

Afternoon Northbound:  Regular route on northbound Jefferson to Shook Road, serve temporary stop on Shook just past Jefferson, right onto I-94 East, right first exit onto Metropolitan Parkway, right Crocker Boulevard, end of route.

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

Route 125 Trip Time Changes 3/21/2016 - 5/4/2016

Beginning Monday, April 4, 2016, weekday, Saturday and Sunday trips on Route125 Fort Street have been changed to accommodate adjusted running times.

Please refer to the new 125/160/830 timetable dated April 4, 2016 for details.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 400 Trip Time Changes 3/21/2016 - 5/4/2016

Beginning Monday, April 4, 2016, weekday trips on Route 400 Southfield/Orchard Ridge have been changed to accommodate adjusted running times.

Please refer to the new 400/405 timetable dated April 4, 2016 for details.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 710 Trip Time Changes 3/21/2016 - 5/4/2016

Beginning Monday, April 4, 2016, weekday trips on Route 710 Nine Mile have been changed to accommodate adjusted running times.

Please refer to the new 710/730/740 timetable dated April 4, 2016 for details.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 851 Trip Time Changes 3/21/2016 - 5/4/2016

Beginning Monday, April 4, 2016, some afternoon timepoints north of Northland on Route 851 West Bloomfield/Farmington Hills Park & Ride have been changed to accommodate adjusted running times.

Please refer to the new 805/851 timetable dated April 4, 2016 for details.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 430 Routing Change 3/21/2016 - 5/4/2016

Beginning Monday, April 4, 2016, Route 430 Main Street will extend service from Somerset Collection South to the new Troy Transit Center behind Midtown Square.  Buses will operate via Coolidge and Doyle Drive from Somerset and via Doyle Drive, Maple and Coolidge to Somerset.  Also, service to Somerset Collection North will be discontinued.  Trip times have been adjusted accordingly.  See map below:

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

Routes 450, 460 Bus Stop Change in downtown Detroit 1/25/2016 - Until further notice

Beginning Monday, January 25, 2016 and until further notice all passengers normally boarding Route 450 and 460 buses at the local SMART stop on northbound Woodward nearside Congress will instead do so temporarily at the limited SMART stop about one half block south between Larned and Congress.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 REVISION 7 Woodward M-1 Rail detour 10/20/2015 - 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 (NO CHANGE):  Regular route on southbound Woodward to M.L. King Blvd, right M.L. King Blvd, 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, 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 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.

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.