Detroit Department of Transportation route 13 'Conner'

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Detroit Department of Transportation route 13 'Conner' is wheelchair accessible.
Detroit Department of Transportation route 13 'Conner' is a bike rack route.
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13 Conner
Communities Served Detroit, Warren
Route Type North-South Route
Days of Operation Daily
Vehicles Used Gillig Low FloorWc15.JPG, New Flyer Industries D40LFWc15.JPG, New Flyer Industries XD40Wc15.JPG, New Flyer Industries XDE40Wc15.JPG
Terminal Shoemaker
Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2014) 575

13 Conner is a bus route operated by the Detroit Department of Transportation in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Route Details

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.

History

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  • 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.

Vehicles

Buses that can appear on 13 Conner include New Flyer Industries D40LFsWc15.JPG, New Flyer Industries XD40sWc15.JPG, New Flyer Industries XDE40sWc15.JPG and Gillig Low Floors Wc15.JPG.

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Vehicles
Current Low Floor 1001-1050, 1201-1242, 1400-1430, 1500-1508, 1519-1538, 1700-1728, 1800-1829, 1900-1924, 4100-4220
Current LF Hybrid 1243-1246, 1509-1518
Current LF Articulated 1539-1548, 1960-1964
Former 001-002, 1001-1148, 1201-1251, 1300-1369, 1370-1410, 1501-1605, 1701-1717, 1801-1874, 1900-1999, 2000-2084, 2521-2534, 3000-3120, 3001, 3002-3006, 3200-3232, 3250-3282, 3290-3299, 3300-3328, 3500-3599, 3600-3617, 3700-3799, 3800-3859, 3900-3959, 3975-3989, 4000-4024, 8900-8913
Routes
ConnectTen Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Downtown Routes 16, 18, 19, 23, 27, 29, 31, 40, 52, 67
North-South Routes 12, 13, 30, 41, 46, 54, 60, 68
East-West Routes 11, 15, 17, 32, 38, 39, 43, 47
Express/Direct Routes 26, 42, 80, 89, 92, 95, 96
Former Local Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (1974-1988), 5 (1996-2002), 6, 8, 20, 24, 26 (1974-88), 26 (1997-98), 28, 33 (1974-1988), 33 (1997-2005), 35 (1999-2005), 35 (1974-88), 36, 42, 44, 51, 52, 66, 99
Former Express Routes 70 (1974-88), 71 (1974-88)/70 (1988-2005, 2008-09), 72, 73, 74 (1974-88)/71 (2008-09), 75 (1974-88)/74 (2008-09), 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88 (1974-88)/73 (2008-09), 94, 97, 99, 498
1994-95 Suburban Routes 125, 130, 150, 495
Facilities
Transit Centers Downtown Detroit, Fairlane Town Center Hub, Eastland Center Transit Center, Northland Center Hub, Rosa Parks Transit Center, State Fairgrounds Transit Center
Loops Brennan Loop, Pierson Loop, Wayburn Loop, Wyoming Loop
Terminals Coolidge Terminal (inactive), Gilbert Terminal, Shoemaker Terminal
Bus Stops 1-999, 1000-1999, 2000-2999, 31000-3999, 4000-4999, 5000-5999, 6000-6999, 7000-7999, 8000-8999, 9000-9999, 10000-10999
Timelines
History 1974-1983, 1984-1993, 1994-2003, 2004-2013, 2014-present
Southeast Michigan and Far Southwest Ontario Agencies
Ann Arbor
Port Huron
Chatham-Kent
Detroit bus
Detroit People Mover
Monroe
Leamington
Detroit M-1 Rail
Detroit M-1 Rail
RTA
Sarnia
Detroit suburbs
Tecumseh
Windsor