Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 110 'West Jefferson/Biddle'

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Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 110 'West Jefferson/Biddle' is wheelchair accessible.
Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 110 'West Jefferson/Biddle' is a bike rack route.
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110 West Jefferson/Biddle
Communities Served Trenton, Riverview, Wyandotte, Ecorse, River Rouge, Detroit
Route Type ?
Days of Operation Monday-Friday
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Vehicles at Peak ?
Terminal Wayne
Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2018) Route did not exist in 2011.

110 West Jefferson/Biddle was a bus route operated by the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation in metropolitan Detroit, Michigan, United States. Service formerly provided along portions of this route is currently provided by routes 125 Fort Street/Eureka Road, 140 Southshore and 160 Downriver.

Route Details

At the time of discontinuation, this route travelled between West and Grange Roads in Trenton and downtown Detroit via West Road, West Jefferson Avenue, Waterman Street and West Fort Street. It operated exclusively during weekday rush hours.

History

[1] [2]

  • 1890 - Service begins as a Detroit Suburban Street Railway steam streetcar line operating between Wyandotte and the Rouge River along West Jefferson, where passengers would cross a bridge over the Rouge River to transfer to horse cars to downtown Detroit.
  • 1892 - Service carried on by Wyandotte and Detroit River Railway, who would soon electrify the line.
  • 1893 - Service extended south to Trenton.
  • 1896 - New Rouge River bridge allows for through operation from Trenton to downtown Detroit.
  • 1901 - Service carried on by Detroit United Railway.
  • 1918 - A private jitney company begins bus service along West Jefferson intended to compete with the DUR streetcars.
  • 1928 - Streetcar service south of the Rouge River ends permanently, while Eastern Michigan Motorbuses takes over bus service.
  • 1941 - Service carried on by Great Lakes Greyhound Lines.
  • 1958 - Service carried on by Great Lakes Transit Corporation.
  • April 1, 1974 - Service carried on by Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority, joining the Metropolitan Division.
  • 1975 - Route is assigned a new three-digit route number, 110.
  • January 17, 1989 - Service carried on by SMART.
  • May 1995 - Weekday morning rush hour service to the Ford Woodhaven Stamping Plant is discontinued after Woodhaven opts out of SMART.
  • December 11, 1995 - Weekday midday service discontinued, replaced by rerouting midday 125 trips via West Jefferson between Waterman and Outer Drive and extending midday 185 trips from Southfield Road in Ecorse to Grange Road in Trenton along West Jefferson and Biddle Avenues and West Road.
  • November 22, 1998 or thereafter - Saturday service to Meijer and Super Kmart stores in Southgate from Eureka and Biddle is added.
  • May 20, 2002 - Saturday service discontinued, replaced by adding Saturday service on route 185.
  • September 4, 2007 - Service discontinued.

References

  1. RAIL TRANSIT IN SUBURBAN DETROIT
  2. Motor Coach Age October-December 2003 edition
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Vehicles
Diesel Low Floor 3019-3020, 3601-3659, 3701-3780, 3801-3840, 3901-39xx, 6001-6039
Hybrid Low Floor 3003-3005, 3006-3008, 3009-3018
Hybrid LF Articulated 3001-3002
Former 2101-2140, 9001-9033, 9201-9223, 9224-9225, 9301-9367, 9368-9369, 9370-9393, 9401-9423, 9501-9532, 9901-9920, 22301-22348, 22416-22460, 22349-22415, 23301-23357, 23358-23387, 95300-95384
Support Fleet Various numbers
Routes
FAST 261, 461 & 462, 561, 562, & 563
Main Corridor Routes 125, 200, 450, 460, 510, 560, 610
Community Routes 160, 280, 400, 415, 420, 430, 494, 495, 550, 567, 615, 752, 753, 756
Crosstown Routes 140, 250, 275, 330, 405, 710, 730, 740, 760, 780
Commuter Routes 255, 445, 465, 515, 530, 580, 620, 635
Park & Ride Routes 805, 830, 849, 851
School Routes 566
Seasonal Routes Woodward Dream Cruise
Former Regular Routes 110, 130, 135, 145, 150, 165, 185, 190, 201, 202, 240, 245, 260, 265, 285, 295, 297, 305, 315, 385, 410, 435, 440, 470, 475, 486, 488, 498, 499, 525, 540, 559, 565, 598 & 599, 625, 630, 750, 751, 754, 755, 757, 758, Gateway Express, Pistons Express
Former School Routes 112, 196, 203, 209
Former Park & Ride Routes 810 & 820, 835, 865
1994-95 Detroit Routes 25, 37
Facilities
Passenger Downtown Detroit, Fairlane Town Center Hub, Great Lakes Crossing Transportation Center, John D. Dingell Transit Center, Lakeside Mall Hub, Macomb Mall Hub, Northland Center Hub, OCC Orchard Ridge Campus Hub, Oakland Mall Hub, Phoenix Center Hub, Royal Oak Transit Center, Rosa Parks Transit Center, State Fairgrounds Transit Center, Somerset Collection South Hub, Southland Center Hub, Troy Transit Center, Park & ride locations
Non-Passenger Macomb Terminal, Oakland Terminal, Wayne Terminal
Bus Stops 1-9999, 10000-19999, 20000-20999, 21000-21999, 22000-22999, 23000-23999
Timelines
History 1989-1998, 1999-2008, 2009-2018, 2019-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