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Routes 400, 415, 710 bus stop closure on Greenfield 5/23/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Northland Drive, the SMART bus stop on southbound Greenfield across from Miller will be closed until further notice beginning Monday, May 23rd.

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

Route 495 Memorial Day Parade Detour 5/20/2016 - 5/29/2016

The City of Madison Heights will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade along John R on Saturday, May 28, 2015.  Route 495 John R buses will be detoured from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 pm or streets are clear as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to 12 Mile, right 12 Mile, left Dequindre, left Whitcomb, right John R, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to Whitcomb, left Whitcomb, right Dequindre, right 12 Mile, left John R, regular route.

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

Route 200 Michigan Wayne Memorial Parade Detour 5/20/2016 - 5/30/2016

Due to the Memorial Day parade in downtown Wayne on Sunday, May 29, 2016 Route 200 Michigan trips will be detour from 11:00 am until 2:00 p.m. or streets are clear as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound Michigan to Venoy, right Venoy, left Cherry Hill to Newburgh (end of route for trips serving Cherry Hill/Newburgh), trips serving John Hix continue Cherry Hill to left Newburgh, right Michigan, regular route to John Hix.

Eastbound trips will operate regular route.

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

Route 610 St. Clair Shores Parade Detour 5/20/2016 - 5/30/2016

Due to the annual St. Clair Shores Parade, Route 610 Kercheval will be on detour on Sunday, May 29, 2016 from 11:30 pm to 4:00 p.m. or streets are clear as follows:

Outbound:  Regular route on northbound Harper, right 9 Mile, left Jefferson, left 11 Mile, right Harper, regular route.

Inbound:  Regular route southbound Harper, left 11 Mile, right Jefferson, right 9 Mile, left Harper, regular route.

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

Route 710 Nine Mile Hazel Park and Ferndale Memorial Day Parade 5/20/2016 - 5/31/2016

Due to the annual Memorial Day Parades in Ferndale and Hazel Park, Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour on Monday, May 30, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 9 Mile to Dequindre, left Dequindre, right 8 Mile, right Pinecrest, left 9 Mile, regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route on eastbound 9 Mile to Pinecrest, right Pinecrest, left 8 Mile Road, left 1st turnback past Dequindre to westbound 8 Mile Road, right Dequindre, right 9 Mile, regular route.

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

Route 710 Nine Mile Festival Detour 5/20/2016 - 5/31/2016

Due to activities in downtown Ferndale, Route 710 Nine Mile will be on detour on Saturday, May 30th from 5:00 am until 2:00pm or streets are clear as follows:

Westbound:  Regular route on westbound 9 Mile Road to Woodward, right Woodward, left 1st turnback to southbound Woodward, right 8 Mile Road, right Pinecrest, left 9 Mile Road, regular route.

Eastbound:  Regular route on eastbound 9 Mile Road to Pinecrest, right Pinecrest, left 8 Mile Road, left Woodward, right 9 Mile Road, regular route.

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

Route 450 460 Memorial Day Parade Detour 5/20/2016 - 5/30/2016

Due to the annual Ferndale Memorial Day Parade, southbound trips on Woodward Routes 450 and 460 will be on detour Monday, May 30, 2016 from 9:00 am until 12:00 am only as follows:

Southbound:  Regular route on southbound Woodward to I-696, left eastbound I-696 service drive, right Hilton, right 8 Mile Road, left Woodward, regular route.

Northbound trips will stay on regular route.

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

Route 330 Grand River Beech Daly Memorial Day Parade Detour 5/20/2016 - 5/31/2016

Due to the Farmington Memorial Day Parade Route 330 Grand River/Beech Daly will be on detour on Monday, May 30, 2016 from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon or streets are clear as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route westbound Grand River to Orchard Lake Road, left Orchard Lake Road, right Freedom Road, right Drake, left Grand River, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route on eastbound Grand River to Drake, right Drake, left Freedom Road, left Orchard Lake Road, right Grand River, regular route.

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

Route 495 John R Memorial Day Parade Detour 5/20/2016 - 5/31/2016

Due to the annual Hazel Park Memorial Day Parade, Route 495 John R will be on detour Monday, May 30, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. as follows:

Northbound:  Regular route to 8 Mile, right 8 Mile, left 1st turnback past Dequindre to westbound 8 Mile, right Dequindre, left 10 Mile, right John R, regular route.

Southbound:  Regular route to 10 Mile, left 10 Mile, right Dequindre, right 8 Mile, left 1st turnback past John R to eastbound 8 Mile, right John R, regular route.

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

Route 752 North Hill Farms Construction Detour 5/20/2016 - Until further notice

Due to construction on Court Tower Boulevard at the Oakland County Courthouse, Route 752 trips serving the Oakland County Service Center will be on detour until further notice beginning Tuesday, May 31, 2016 as follows:

Northbound/Southbound:  Regular route on County Center Drive East, right Court Tower Drive, right 2nd drive at far edge of parking lot, right Hospital Drive,  continue regular route.

 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.

Route 635 End of Detour 5/18/2016 - 6/6/2016

Beginning Monday May 23, 2016, Route 635 Jefferson Express will return to regular route between Crooker and Shook. Construction in the area has been completed.

 

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







 

Routes 560/565 New Baltimore routing revision 5/9/2016 - 6/20/2016

Effective Monday, May 9, 2016, Gratiot Route 560/565 trips serving New Baltimore will no longer travel to Green and County Line. Trips will now end at Green and Alfred and will begin at Green and Rose.

 

Use the 23 Mile Rd./Green timepoint on the 560/565 timetables for the beginning and end of trips.  New timetables will be available shortly.

 

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

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.

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.