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SMART Posts Survey for Business Owners as they Plan for Increasing Service

May 14th 2020

As movement towards reopening unfolds, we are working to gather information about how businesses are planning to return to work.  

City of Ferndale Offering Rides to Vote Nov. 6

November 1st 2018

City of Ferndale Offering Rides to Vote Nov. 6 Ferndale, MI- The City of Ferndale City Clerk’s Office has partnered with the Ferndale Parks and Recreation Department to offer curb to curb transportation to the polls for the upcoming Election on Tuesday, November 6. The service is open to all Ferndale residents and business owners. […]

Van and Mini Bus Catch Fire in Detroit

October 18th 2018

  Van and Mini Bus Catch Fire in Detroit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2018) Detroit, MI- At about 2:30pm on Oct. 18 Detroit Firefighters responded to a fire on Plainview near Trojan, a neighborhood near 8 Mile and Evergreen.  Two vehicles were in flames, a mini bus and a van. The vehicles were located […]

On the Ballot: City Transit System on the Ballot in Royal Oak

October 7th 2018

On the Ballot: City Transit System on the Ballot in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, orig. June 26, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Voters in Royal Oak will be able to decide in November if they want to fund a city-wide system that would increase SMART bus routes, hours and frequency within the City of Royal […]

SMART is Hiring! Job Fair Sept 24 in Troy

September 22nd 2018

SMART is Hiring! Job Fair Sept 24 in Troy (Job Listing, Sept. 22, 2018) Troy, MI – SMART is looking to hire 50 drivers and 15 mechanics. For those who are interested, they are encouraged to attend the SMART Job Fair on Monday, September 24 at Automation Alley.  SMART is a great place to work […]

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it)

August 17th 2018

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it) (SMART, Aug 17, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak, Berkley, Birmingham, Troy, Bloomfield Twp, and Pontiac, MI- After a 10 year hiatus, the SMART Shuttle is once again offering rides to everyone attending the Woodward Dream Cruise, presented […]

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot

July 2nd 2018

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Oakland County, MI- On Aug. 7, 2018 voters in Oakland County will be asked to renew a millage that funds public transportation. This is NOT the millage for the Regional Transit Authority.  This IS for a continuation of SMART services already […]

Royal Oak Commission Votes to Put City Transit System on the Ballot

June 26th 2018

Royal Oak Commission Votes to Put City Transit System on the Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 26, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Voters in Royal Oak will be able to decide in November if they want to fund a city-wide system that would increase SMART bus routes, hours and frequency within the City of Royal Oak. […]

RTA: Regional Transit Authority Input Session May 2 in Rochester

April 28th 2018

  RTA: Regional Transit Authority Input Session May 2 in Rochester Rochester, MI-  The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) has announced plans to engage Southeast Michigan residents to gather their feedback and opinions to move regional transit forward. Through a series of six community meetings across southeast Michigan and an online survey, the […]

Royal Oak Transit Task Force Meeting Jan. 17

January 13th 2018

Royal Oak Transit Task Force Meeting Jan. 17 Royal Oak, MI – The City of Royal Oak Transit Task Force is meeting Jan. 17, 2018 to discuss transit possibilities for the city, including a potential city bus system within Royal Oak. The meeting begins at 7pm on Jan. 17, 2018 at: Jack & Patti Salter […]