Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 140 'Southshore'

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Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 140 'Southshore' is wheelchair accessible.
Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 140 'Southshore' is a bike rack route.
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140 Southshore
Communities Served Wyandotte, Ecorse, Lincoln Park, Allen Park, Melvindale, Dearborn
Route Type Crosstown Route
Days of Operation Monday-Friday
Vehicles Used Gillig BRT 40' (HEV)SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer Industries D40LFSmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer Industries DE60LFSmallAccessible.gif
Vehicles at Peak 3 (interlined with route 250)
Terminal Wayne
Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2018) 248

140 Southshore is a bus route operated by the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation in metropolitan Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Route Details

The current routing of route 140. This map also shows the current routings of routes 250, 255 and 330.

This route services Biddle Avenue between Eureka Road and the Ecorse River, West Jefferson Avenue between the Ecorse River and Southfield Road, Southfield Road between West Jefferson Avenue and Allen Road, Allen Road between Southfield Road and Outer Drive, Outer Drive between Laurence Street and Fairlane Drive, Fairlane Drive between Outer Drive and Oakwood Boulevard, Oakwood Boulevard between Fairlane Drive and Beech Street, Beech Street between Oakwood Boulevard and Monroe Street, Monroe Street between Beech Street and Michigan Avenue and Michigan Avenue between Monroe Street and the John D. Dingell Transit Center. Most trips are interlined with route 250 at the John D. Dingell Transit Center.

History

  • September 4, 2007 - Route introduced, replacing a large portion of route 185 along with parts of route 250.
  • December 12, 2011 - Due to systemwide service cuts, weekend service is eliminated.
  • April 6, 2015 - After SMART is permitted into the John D. Dingell Transit Center, route 250 replaces route 140 between the Transit Center and Fairlane Town Center. At the same time, direct service to the Henry Ford Museum is eliminated.

Headways

Last updated: June 20, 2016

Frequency Buses Used First bus Last bus Notes
Weekday Peak 65 3 6:24am 8:41pm Includes 1 Allen Park-Dearborn trip on school days only.
Weekday Midday 65
Weekday Evening 70
Saturday Route does not operate.
Sunday Route does not operate.

Destination Signs

  • 140 SOUTHSHORE ~ 140 TO WYANDOTTE
  • 140 SOUTHSHORE ~ 140 TO DEARBORN ~ 140 TRANSIT CENTER
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Vehicles
Diesel Low Floor 3019-3020, 3601-3659, 3701-3780, 3801-3840, 3901-3938, 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