Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 494 'Dequindre'

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Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 494 'Dequindre' is wheelchair accessible.
Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 494 'Dequindre' is a bike rack route.
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494 Dequindre
Communities Served Sterling Heights, Troy, Warren, Madison Heights, Hazel Park, Ferndale, Detroit
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 2
Terminal Oakland
Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2018) 643

494 Dequindre 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 494. This map also shows the pre-2017 routing of route 495.

This route services Metropolitan Parkway between the Sterling Heights Metropolitan Parkway Target store and Dequindre Road, Dequindre Road between Metropolitan Parkway and 8 Mile Road, 8 Mile Road between Dequindre Road and Woodward Avenue and Woodward Avenue between 8 Mile Road and the State Fair Transit Center.

History

  • July 1, 1991 - Route introduced, contracted to ATE Management & Services.
  • June 9, 1994 - SMART takes over operation after privatization costs are eliminated after ATE's drivers joined the Amalgamated.

Headways

Last updated: January 2, 2017

Frequency Buses Used First bus Last bus Notes
Weekday Peak 45 2 5:58am 12:15am
Weekday Midday 45
Weekday Evening 45
Saturday 45 2 6:15am 12:11am
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