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Fixed Route

Fixed Route is the easiest, most affordable and economical way to connect to destinations throughout Macomb County, portions of Oakland and Wayne County.

What is a Fixed Route?

SMART Fixed Route buses pick up and drop off at designated bus stops and times. SMART offers different types of service including, major corridor routes, crosstown routes, limited stop routes and express routes.

Schedules for each route are available in either a printed format or online. All Fixed Route SMART buses are wheelchair accessible, equipped with bike racks and operate on weekdays, with selected routes operating on weekends and holidays.

If you’ve never ridden SMART before, we’ve made it simple for you to try it. Watch SMART's How-To video series, where you can see how the bus system works before you ride.

For our customers with disabilities who are unable to access Fixed Route service, we offer ADA service to get you to your destinations.

If you’re a senior citizen (65+), young person (5-18 years), or a person with a disability, you may qualify for a reduced fares. Download a reduced-fare application here.

Boarding Policy

To provide a faster ride for customers traveling longer distances, SMART will not pick up and drop off customers within the City of Detroit limits.

Trips into the city of Detroit

• On inbound trips, customers may not board SMART buses within the city of Detroit.

Trips out of the city of Detroit

• On outbound trips, customers may not be dropped off within the city of Detroit.