Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 420 'Southfield'

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Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 420 'Southfield' is wheelchair accessible.
Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 420 'Southfield' is a bike rack route.
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420 Southfield
Communities Served Royal Oak, Birmingham, Beverly Hills, Bloomfield Township, Southfield Township, Southfield, Lathrup Village, Detroit, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Ferndale
Route Type Community Route
Days of Operation Monday-Saturday
Vehicles Used Gillig Low Floor 40'SmallAccessible.gif, Gillig BRT 40' (HEV)SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer Industries D40LFSmallAccessible.gif
Vehicles at Peak 6 (interlined with route 415)
Terminal Oakland
Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2018) 1,029 (shared with route 415)

420 Southfield 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 420. This map also shows the current routing of route 415.

This route services Coolidge Highway between the Royal Oak Meijer store and 14 Mile Road, 14 Mile Road between Coolidge Highway and Southfield Road, Southfield Road between 14 Mile Road and Northwestern Highway, Northwestern Highway between Southfield Road and 8 Mile Road, 8 Mile Road between Northwestern Highway and Woodward Avenue and Woodward Avenue between 8 Mile Road and the State Fair Transit Center. Limited-stop service is provided along 8 Mile Road. Most trips are interlined with route 415.

History

  • November 27, 2006 - Service along Greenfield Road between 8 Mile Road and Joy Road is eliminated as route 420 is rerouted and extended to downtown Detroit to replace route 410.
  • December 12, 2011 - Due to systemwide service cuts, route 420 south of the State Fair Transit Center is eliminated.
  • 2014 - Stops are added in the city of Lathrup Village after that community opts back into SMART.
  • September 5, 2017 - The Northland Center Hub, which route 420 had served, closes.

Headways

Last updated: September 4, 2017

Frequency Buses Used First bus Last bus Notes
Weekday Peak 20 6 5:48am 9:32pm
Weekday Midday 25
Weekday Evening 30
Saturday 25-50 4 6:25am 9:25pm
Sunday Route does not operate.
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Vehicles
Diesel Low Floor 3019-3020, 3601-3659, 3701-3780, 3801-3840, 3901-39xx, 6001-6039, 23301-23357
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, 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