Detroit Department of Transportation route 1 'Vernor'
|Communities Served||Detroit, Dearborn|
|Route Type||ConnectTen 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)||586|
1 Vernor is a bus route operated by the Detroit Department of Transportation in Detroit, Michigan, United States.
This route primarily services Vernor Highway between 21st Street and Ferney Street and Bagley Avenue between Trumbull Street and 21st Street. Most trips are interlined with route 5 at the Rosa Parks Transit Center.
49 East Vernor
- March 11, 1928 - Route introduced by Detroit Street Railway, named East Vernor. Route runs between Capitol Park and Alter Road, via Monroe Street, Randolph Street, Gratiot Avenue and Vernor Highway.
- April 19, 1942 - Route extended east to Moross Road via Alter Road and Mack Avenue.
- July 17, 1949 - After the Charlevoix-Buchanan streetcar route is eliminated in order to convert Vernor Highway and Charlevoix Street between Joseph Campau Street and Alter Road into a one-way couplet, westbound service is rerouted accordingly.
- June 20, 1957 - Route extended east to the Eastland Center Transit Center via Moross Road and Kelly Road.
- September 1966 - Route given the number 90.
- July 1, 1974 - Service carried on by DDOT.
- June 1975 - Route renumbered to 48.
- April 15, 1978 - Route renumbered to 49 after routes 34 and 37 are separated.
- 1989 - Route is rerouted via Mack Avenue between Saint Jean Street and Conner Street due to the construction of the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant.
- September 5, 1992 - Route merged with route 27 as route 96 Joy-Vernor.
- June 17, 1995 - Route is restored, merged with route 3, and renamed 49 Vernor. Service east of Mack Avenue and Alter Road is eliminated in favor of extending route 31.
- April 23, 2005 - Due to systemwide service cuts, service east of Capitol Park begins operating during peak/rush hours on weekdays only.
- July 14, 2009 - Downtown terminus is relocated from Capitol Park to the Rosa Parks Transit Center.
- March 3, 2012 - Due to systemwide service cuts, service east of the Rosa Parks Transit Center is discontinued.
- February 8, 2014 - Route extended north to Manchester Street and Woodward Avenue to replace route 36.
- April 22, 2017 - Route interlined with route 19 on Sundays.
- June 24, 2017 - Route extended west to Michigan Avenue and Schaefer Highway, and service north of the Rosa Parks Transit Center is discontinued, largely replaced by route 42.
- September 1, 2018 - With the implementation of the ConnectTen network, route is renamed to 1 Vernor and begins operating on a 24-hour schedule.
- August 28, 2020 - The Sunday interline with route 19 is discontinued.
Last updated: August 28, 2020
|Frequency||Buses Used||First bus||Last bus||Notes|
|Weekday Peak||25||3||24-hour service|
- 1 VERNOR ~ 1 to DOWNTOWN
- 1 VERNOR ~ 1 to DEARBORN