Detroit Department of Transportation route 43 'Schoolcraft'

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Detroit Department of Transportation route 43 'Schoolcraft' is wheelchair accessible.
Detroit Department of Transportation route 43 'Schoolcraft' is a bike rack route.
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43 Schoolcraft
Communities Served Detroit, Highland Park, Redford Township, Warren
Route Type East-West 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) 1,053

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

Route Details

This route travels mostly through the west side of Detroit via Schoolcraft Street between the Redford Plaza at Telegraph Road and West Chicago Street (near the Detroit Diesel plant and headquarters) to the west and 8 Mile and Ryan Roads to the east.

History

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  • November 27, 1926 - Service begins as a Detroit Street Railway route providing feeder service to the Grand River streetcar, operating from Grand River Avenue to Blackstone Street via Schoolcraft.
  • 1928 - Service extended west to Outer Drive and east to Oakman Boulevard and Grand River via Schoolcraft, Cloverlawn Street (east)/Northlawn Street (west), Elmhurst Street and Oakman.
  • 1936 - Service extended west to Dale Street (a block east of Telegraph).
  • June 1948 - Service extended east to the Woodward Terminal Loop at Woodward Avenue and Manchester Street via Ewald Circle, Oakman and several residential streets in Highland Park, replacing service along the Oakman bus route, which is rerouted via Davison Street.
  • 1959 - Service extended west to Inkster Road.
  • 1960's - Service extended west to the Detroit Race Course in Livonia.
  • September 3, 1965 - Service now operates via Schoolcraft, Cloverlawn/Northlawn, Davison and Ewald Circle.
  • July 1, 1974 - Service carried on by DDOT.
  • Early 1990's - East end modified to operate via the newly-redeveloped Manchester Parkway.
  • June 1994 - Service extended south to Wonderland Mall.
  • Late 1990's - Service cut back to Telegraph and Schoolcraft.
  • 2000's - Service extended south to the Redford Plaza.
  • February 10, 2014 - Service extended east to 8 Mile and Ryan, replacing portions of the newly-discontinued route 36.

Vehicles

Buses that can appear on 43 Schoolcraft include New Flyer Industries D40LFsWc15.JPG, New Flyer Industries XD40sWc15.JPG, New Flyer Industries XDE40sWc15.JPG and Gillig Low Floors Wc15.JPG.

References

External Links

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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 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