Fixed Route

SMART FIXED ROUTE

In 2020, SMART in partnership with AECOM, completed an intensive, 18 month fixed route system study, that identified, analyzed and prioritized a series of transit improvements to help create a more efficient bus system in Metro Detroit.  Areas of analysis include:

  • Improve the efficiency of the transit system,
  • Increase accessibility throughout the Detroit metro region
  • Determine improvements the public would like see for the system.

Click the links below to download the documents in PDF format.

Final Report  April 2020 – Final report and recommendations for the Comprehensive Operations Analysis.
Executive Summary 
Appendix 
Board Presentation  April  23, 2020 
Recommendations Report Phase 1  January 2020 -Please download this file to review the route alignments recommended for Phase 1 of the SMART Path Plan that were updated based on feedback from the public.
Existing Conditions Report  February 2019 -Please download this file to review the existing conditions report that is helping to inform the SMART Path Plan.
Public Engagement Report Phase 1  February 2019 – This Public Input Report provides a summary of the information and input collected through the on-board passenger survey, Phase 1 public meetings, and a series of stakeholder interviews, representing an overview of the first phase of a three-phase public involvement process.
Public Engagement Report Phase 2  April 2019 – This Public Input Report provides a summary of the information and input collected through the MetroQuest Survey.