DDOT/SMART Will Resume Bus Fare March 15, Both Adding More COVID Safety MeasuresStarting March 15 DDOT and SMART will resume fare for passengers after not requiring payment for a year due to socially distancing drivers and riders. New COVID safety measures will be added
FTA Awards DDOT, SMART $2.6M For Electric BusesThe Federal Transit Administration announced $2.6 million in grants to the Detroit Department of Transportation and the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation through the Low- or No Emission (Low-No) Grant program.
SMART Launches Mobile App For RidersSMART has unveiled a new mobile app for customers with features including routes, bus tracker and trip planner.
Snow Day Vignettes: SMART VAN Runs Seniors To Appointments (Video)A SMART van operated in partnership by St. Clair Shores and the public transit agency continued to operate despite the snow.
Accident Involving SMART Bus Injures 5 In SouthfieldThe incident happened on Telegraph just south of 10 Mile in front of the McDonald's restaurant in the northbound lanes.
Local Bus Systems Get $30 Million Federal GrantD-DOT and SMART are getting some help via the Federal Transportation Administration's State of Good Repair program.
Mary Waters: D-Dot Merger Will Save Detroit $55M A YearWaters says that a merger will not only save the city millions of dollars and increase ridership but will also insure that there will not be a need for an emergency financial manager.
Farmington Makes Plans To Leave SMARTAnother community has decided to opt out of the SMART transit system.
SMART Eliminates 15 Bus Routes, Reduces Downtown ServiceFalling revenue and lack of labor concessions has led the SMART Bus system to cancel 15 bus routes as of today.
SMART Launches Three New Hybird Buses In University ColorsSMART unveiled three new hybrid electric buses to its fleet, helping to serve the region responsibly and eco-consciously.
SMART To Hold Hearing For RidersWayne County riders of the SMART suburban bus system expected to give officials an earful at a hearing Thursday over proposed cuts that might impact their ability to get to work or school.
SMART Accused Of Civil Rights Violation In Case Of Iraqi EmployeeThe Michigan Civil Rights Commission as ruled in favor of a SMART bus mechanic of Iraqi descent who says he was insulted and threatened by coworkers.
SMART Employees Suspended Over Breastfeeding FlapThe SMART bus system has disciplined two employees following controversy over a woman who was breastfeeding her baby on the bus.
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