Detroit Department of Transportation route 13 'Conner'
|Communities Served||Detroit, Warren|
|Route Type||North-South Route|
|Days of Operation||Daily|
|Vehicles Used||Gillig Low Floor, New Flyer Industries D40LF, New Flyer Industries XD40, New Flyer Industries XDE40|
|Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2014)||575|
13 Conner is a bus route operated by the Detroit Department of Transportation in Detroit, Michigan, United States.
This route travels through Detroit's east side between Jefferson Avenue and the Bel-Air Shopping Center mostly via Conner and Hoover Streets. During weekday rush hours, service continues past Jefferson by looping through residential areas to Manistique and Korte Streets.
- February 5, 1940 - Service begins as a Detroit Street Railway route named Hoover, operating from Gratiot Avenue and Conner Street to Hoover Street and 7 Mile Road via Gratiot Avenue, College Street, Gunston Street and Hoover Street.
- May 1940 - Service extended north to 8 Mile Road via Hoover and south to Jefferson via Conner.
- November 25, 1940 - Service extended south of Jefferson via Continental, Essex, Lakewood and Korte Streets and Alter Road (returning via Navahoe, Freud and Conner Streets) to the Marine Hospital at Riverside Drive and Alter, replacing portions of the newly-discontinued Continental route. In addition, the route was renamed Conner.
- 1940's - Middle portion of route rerouted via Conner, Outer Drive, Gratiot and Gunston.
- September 1942 - Service extended north to the Hudson Naval Ordnance plant at 9 Mile and Mound Roads in what was then Warren Township to accommodate increased production during World War II.
- 1947 - Service cut back to 8 Mile and Hoover.
- Early 1950's - Overnight service discontinued.
- July 1, 1974 - Service carried on by DDOT.
- 1988 - Service south of Jefferson modified to continue service over discontinued routing on route 9.
- 1992 - Service extended west to the Bel-Air Shopping Center.