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Route 740 Berkley Holiday Lights Parade Detour 12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016

Due to the Holiday Lights Parade in downtown Berkley, Route 740 Twelve Mile will be on detour on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 4:30 pm until 8:00 pm or streets are clear as follows:

740 Westbound:  Regular route from the Royal Oak Transit Center to westbound 11 Mile Road past Coolidge, right Greenfield, left 12 Mile Road, regular route.

740 Eastbound :  Regular route on eastbound 12 Mile Road to Greenfield, right Greenfield, left 11 Mile Road past Coolidge, regular route.

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

Route 275 Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Detour 12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016

Due to the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade in downtown Pontiac, Route 275 Telegraph will be on detour on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm or until streets are cleared as follows:

275 Northbound:  Regular route to eastbound Huron, right Woodward (loop), end route on Woodward past Orchard Lake Rd at the Pontiac Transportation Center.

275 Southbound (from the Pontiac Transportation Center):  South on Woodward to left Whittemore, left Woodward, left Auburn into Orchard Lake, right Williams, left Huron, regular route.

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

Route 450 Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Detour 12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016

Due to the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade in downtown Pontiac, Route 450 Woodward will be on detour on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm or until streets are cleared as follows:

450 Northbound:  Regular route on northbound Woodward past South Blvd, left Judson. left Woodward to Pontiac Transportation Center (end of route).

450 Southbound (from Pontiac Transportation Center):  Regular route.

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

Route 752 Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Detour 12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016

Due to the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade in downtown Pontiac, Route 752 North Hill Farms will be on detour on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm or until streets are cleared as follows:

752 Northbound:  Regular route to eastbound Huron, right Woodward (loop), end route on Woodward past Orchard Lake Rd at the Pontiac Transportation Center.

752 Southbound (from the Pontiac Transportation Center):  South on Woodward to left Whittemore, left Woodward, left Auburn into Orchard Lake, right Williams across Huron into State, regular route.

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

Route 753 Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Detour 12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016

Due to the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade in downtown Pontiac, Route 753 Baldwin will be on detour on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm or until streets are cleared as follows:

753 Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Baldwin to Montcalm, right Montcalm across Cesar Chavez into Cass, continue Cass into south bound Woodward, end route on Woodward past Orchard Lake Rd at the Pontiac Transportation Center.

753 Northbound (from the Pontiac Transportation Center):  South on Woodward to left Whittemore, left Woodward, right Saginaw, left Montcalm, right Baldwin, regular route.

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

Route 756 Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Detour 12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016

Due to the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade in downtown Pontiac, Route 756 Perry/Opdyke will be on detour on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm or until streets are cleared as follows:

756 Westbound:  Regular route on southbound Perry past Joslyn, left S.Glenwood into N.Paddock, right Auburn, left northbound Woodward, end at the Pontiac Transportation Center just south of Auburn/Orchard Lake.

756 Eastbound (from the Pontiac Transportation Center):  South on Woodward to left Whittemore, right Auburn, left N.Paddock right S.Glenwood, right Perry, regular route.

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

Route 610 Construction Detour 11/28/2016 - Until further notice

Due construction at Moross and Kercheval in Grosse Pointe Farms, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour beginning Monday, November 28, 2016 and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route on northbound Kercheval to Kirby, left Kirby, right Ridge Road, left Moross, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound Moross to Ridge Road, right Ridge Road, left Kirby, right Kercheval, regular route.

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

Route 753 Great Lakes Crossing Stop Change 11/23/2016 - 12/6/2016

Beginning Wednesday, November 23, 2016, Route 753 will no longer serve Entrance 1 (by Saks and Bed Bath & Beyond) at Great Lakes Crossing.  Buses will instead serve the new bus shelter to the west of Entrance 1 near parking area 1F See map below:

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

Route 400 Construction Detour 10/28/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Franklin Road between Swanson and Telegraph, Route 400 Southfield/ Orchard Ridge trips will be detoured beginning Friday, October 28, 2016  and until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to Civic Center Dr., right Telegraph, take second turnback across Telegraph to Swanson, right Franklin, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route from American Dr. to Franklin Rd., left Swanson, right Telegraph, left first turnback past Franklin/Civic Center Dr., right Civic Center, 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.

Route 760 Construction Detour at Royal Oak Meijer 10/11/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction at the Royal Oak Meijer, trips on Route 760 13/14 Mile will be on detour beginning Friday October 14, 2016  as follows:

 

760 Eastbound:  Regular route to Meijer Royal Oak, left onto Meijer Drive, right Delemere, left 14 mile past Crooks, continue regular route.

 

760 Westbound:  Regular route to Crooks, continue past Crooks on 14 Mile Road, right on Delemere, left Meijer drive to serve Meijer Royal Oak, continue regular route.


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

Route 255 DISC Revised Construction Routing 9/22/2016 - Until further notice

Due to ongoing construction, Route 255 buses will not be able to access the regular bus stop or parking lot at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center starting Thursday, September 22nd and will detour as follows:

 

AM Eastbound:  Regular route past Ternes, left first turnback past Chase, right  second entrance into skating rink, board passengers on the southwest corner of the building, loop around the parking lot, right Ford, left 1st turnback to regular route.

 

PM Westbound: regular route to Ford, right second entrance into skating rink, deboard passengers on the southwest corner of the building, loop around the parking lot, right Ford, regular route.

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

Route 780 Construction Detour 9/21/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Maple Road between John R. and Chicago Rd., Route 780 Fifteen Mile trips will be detoured beginning Thursday, September 21st  and until further notice as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route to John R., past John R., right Bellingham, right Birchwood, right John R., regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route.

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

Route 740 Construction Detour 9/16/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction at 11 Mile and Campbell, trips on Route 740 12 Mile will be on detour as follows:

 

740 Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 12 Mile, continue past Campbell, left Main Street, right 11 Mile, continue regular route.

 

740 Eastbound:  Regular route from Royal Oak Transit Center to eastbound 11 Mile, left Main, right 12 Mile, continue regular route.

 

Stops along Main will be serviced by the 740 during the duration of this detour.

 

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

Route 780 Construction Detour 7/28/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Maple Road, trips on Route 780 15 Mile will be on detour as follows:

 

780 Eastbound:  Regular route to Cranbrook, right Cranbrook, left Lincoln, left Southfield, right Maple continue regular route.

 

780 Westbound:  Regular route to Southfield, left Southfield, right Lincoln, right Cranbrook, left Maple, continue regular route.

 

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

Route 255 Dearborn Ice Skating Arena Park & Ride lot and stop relocation 7/18/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction, Route 255 buses will not be able to access the regular bus stop or parking lot at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center starting Monday, July 25 and will detour as follows:

AM Eastbound:  Regular route past Ternes, left first turnback past Chase, right Ternes, left drive to skating rink, board passengers on service drive alongside of ice rink, right Ford, left 1st turnback to regular route.

PM Westbound:  regular route to Ford, right Ternes, left service drive, deboard passengers on service drive alongside ice rink, right Ford, regular route.

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

Route 405 Construction Detour 7/15/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Maple Road, trips on Route 405 Northwestern will be on detour as follows:

 

405 Eastbound:  Regular route to Drake, left Drake, right Walnut Lake, right Orchard Lake, continue regular route. 

 

405 Westbound:  Regular route at this time to Henry Ford Hospital.

 

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

Route 515 Van Dyke Limited and Route 565 Gratiot Limited Constuction Detour for VA Hospital Trips 6/6/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction for the M-1 Rail on MLK Jr Blvd, all Route 515 and 560 trips serving the VA Hospital will be on detour until further notice as follows:

Northbound:  From VA Hospital, continue south on John R, right Mack, left Woodward, right W. Fisher Service Drive, left Cass, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to northbound Cass, right Fisher Service Drive, left Woodward, right Mack, regular route to VA Hospital.

If you have any questions please call Telephone Information 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.

Route 851 Construction Detour 5/18/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction at E. Forest and Second Street, northbound trips on Route 851 West Bloomfield/Farmington Hills Park and Ride will be on detour until further notice as follows:

851 Northbound:  Regular route to Forest, left Second, right Hancock, left Cass, continue regular route.

 

851 Southbound:  Continue regular route. These will operate as normal.

 

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.

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.