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Route 275 Telegraph route and schedule changes

1/5/2015 - 4/5/2015

Effective Monday, January 5, 2015, the following changes will be made to the weekday and Saturday Route 275 Telegraph schedules:

  • All buses will stay on Telegraph between Civic Center Drive and 12 Mile Road.  Trips will no longer serve Civic Center Drive, Berg/Northwestern service drive, Lahser or 12 Mile Road.  For service on Lahser between 11 Mile Road and 12 Mile Road please refer to the new 400/405 timetable dated January 5, 2015 for details.

  • Buses will no longer serve Bloomfield Town Square.  Passengers can board and deboard buses on Telegraph.

  • Weekday trips currently operating on Eureka and Telegraph south of Goddard will become express trips.  On express trips only buses will remain on Telegraph between Michigan and Cherry Hill and between 7 Mile Road and 8 Mile Road.

Trip times have been changed to accommodate the new routing and time adjustments.  Please refer to the new 275 timetable dated January 5, 2015 for details.

 

Visit www.smartbus.org to view the new schedules.  For additional information please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 405 Northwestern route and schedule changes

1/5/2015 - 4/5/2015

Effective Monday, January 5, 2015, all Route 405 Northwestern buses will operate on Lahser and 12 Mile Road between 11 Mile Road/Lahser and 12 Mile Road/Telegraph.  Trips will no longer serve the Northwestern service drive or 11 Mile Road between Lahser and Telegraph.

Trip times have been changed to accommodate the new routing and time adjustments.  Please refer to the new 400/405 timetable dated January 5, 2015 for details.

Visit www.smartbus.org to view the new schedules.  For additional information please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Woodward Limited Routes 445, 465, 475 trip time changes

1/5/2015 - 4/5/2015

Effective Monday, January 5, 2015, trips on Woodward Limited Routes 445, 465 and 475 will be changed to accommodate timepoint adjustments and the M-1 Rail construction in Detroit.

Please refer to the new 445/465/475 timetable dated January 5, 2015 for details.

Visit www.smartbus.org to view the new schedules.  For additional information please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Woodward Local Routes 450, 460 trip time changes

1/5/2015 - 4/5/2015

Effective Monday, January 5, 2015, weekday, Saturday and Sunday Route 450 and 460 trips will be changed to accommodate timepoint adjustments and the M-1 Rail construction in Detroit.

 

Please refer to the new 430/450/460 timetable dated January 5, 2015 for details.

Visit www.smartbus.org to view the new schedules.  For additional information please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 740 Twelve Mile trip time change

1/5/2015 - 4/5/2015

Effective Monday, January 5, 2015, the weekday westbound Route 740 Twelve Mile trip currently leaving 13 Mile and Little Mack at 4:37 a.m. will be shifted to 4:40 a.m. and arrive at timepoints three minutes later than before. 

Please refer to the new 710/730/740 timetable dated January 5, 2015 for details.

Visit www.smartbus.org to view the new schedules.  For additional information please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Routes 465, 756 end of detour on Featherstone

12/3/2014 - 1/4/2015

Effective Wednesday, December 3, 2014, Routes 465 Woodward Limited and 756 Perry-Opdyke will return to regular route in the Chrysler Tech Center/OCC Auburn Hills/Cooley Law School area.

 

Construction on Featherstone Road is scheduled to resume next spring.

 

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

Route 400 REVISED northbound detour at Evergreen/M-10

12/3/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Evergreen north of the M-10 service drive, Route 400 and Route 405 trips will be on detour until further notice as follows:

 

400 Northbound:  Regular route on northbound Evergreen

across M-10.

 

400 Southbound:  Regular route to eastbound Civic Ctr Dr, left Central Park Blvd, left 1st turnback to SB Central Park Blvd, right Civic Ctr Dr, left SB M-10 service drive, right Evergreen, regular route.

 

405 Westbound:  Regular route on NB M-10 to regular Evergreen exit, continue on service drive past 10 Mile Road to Civic Ctr Dr, right Civic Ctr Dr, left Central Park Blvd, regular route.

 

405 Eastbound:  Regular route to southbound Central Park Blvd, right Civic Ctr Dr, left SB M-10 service drive past Evergreen, regular route.

 

Westbound 405 trips will board/deboard on northbound Central Park Blvd just past Civic Ctr Dr.  Southbound 400 and eastbound 405 trips will board/deboard at the SMART stop on westbound Civic Ctr Dr just past Central Park Blvd.

 

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

Rute 400 Southfield/Orchard Ridge End of Construction

12/1/2014 - 12/22/2014

Effective immediately, Route 400 Southfield/Orchard Ridge Road will return to regular route via 11 Mile Road between Franklin and Inkster. The construction is now complete.



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

 

Routes 400, 405, 415, 420, 710, 851 reopening of Northland Transit Center

11/22/2014 - 1/4/2015

Effective Saturday, November 22, 2014, the regular Northland transit center area will reopen.  Board buses at the shelter with SMART signage.

 

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

Routes 445, 450, 460, 465, 475 REVISION 3 Woodward M-1 Rail detour

10/27/2014 - 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 beginning Monday, October 27, 2014 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, left Michigan, right Woodward, 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 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
.

Routes 510, 530, 550 temporary Lakeside bus stop closure

10/27/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction in the area the regular SMART Lakeside Mall bus stop has been closed.  During this time passengers can board and deboard buses at the temporary bus stop located about 250 feet west in front of the Sears entrance.

Construction is expected to last about a week.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

Route 420 service in Lathrup Village

10/14/2014 - 1/4/2015

Beginning Monday, October 13, 2014, SMART will begin fixed route service in Lathrup Village.  Passengers may board and deboard at any SMART bus stop on Southfield Road between Lincoln and 12 Mile Road.

 

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

Route 475 Troy P&R Lot relocation

10/6/2014 - 1/4/2015

Effective Monday, October 6, 2014, the Park and Ride lot at the Troy Civic Center will be relocated to the parking lot in the Troy Civic Center on Town Center Drive west of Civic Center Drive.  See map below.  If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (866) 962-5515.

 

Route 730 construction detour for westbound trips

9/26/2014 - Until further notice

Due to construction at Schoenherr, westbound trips on Route 730 Ten Mile will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 10 Mile Road to Groesbeck, left Groesbeck, right Stephens, right Hoover, left 10 Mile Road, regular route.

Eastbound 730 trips will remain on regular route at this time.

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

Route 125 Fort street Detroit Metro Airport McNamara bus stop relocation

9/15/2014 - Until further notice

Effective September 22, 2014 the Detroit Metro airport McNamara terminal bus stop currently located curbside outside international arrivals will be relocated to the southern most part of the ground transportation center area.  Passengers may board the bus at this location.

 

Trips serving the North terminal airport will not be affected and will still continue serve the stop at the ground transportation center.

 

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

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.

Route 510/515 Van Dyke construction

4/4/2014 - Until further notice

Effective Monday April 19, 2014 Van Dyke will have intermittent lane closures and bus stop closures due to construction along Van Dyke between I-696 and Chicago Road.

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