Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 740 'Twelve Mile Crosstown'

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Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 740 'Twelve Mile Crosstown' is wheelchair accessible.
Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 740 'Twelve Mile Crosstown' is a bike rack route.
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740 Twelve Mile Crosstown
Communities Served Roseville, Saint Clair Shores, Warren, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Berkley, Southfield, Lathrup Village, Farmington Hills
Route Type Crosstown Route
Days of Operation Daily
Vehicles Used Gillig BRT 40' (HEV)SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer Industries D40LFSmallAccessible.gif
Vehicles at Peak 6
Terminal Macomb, Oakland
Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2018) 1,225

740 Twelve Mile Crosstown 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 740. This map also shows the current routing of routes 710 and 730.

This route services 13 Mile Road between Little Mack Avenue and Harper Avenue, Harper Avenue between 13 Mile Road and 12 Mile Road, 12 Mile Road between Harper Avenue and Campbell Road, Campbell Road between 12 Mile Road and 11 Mile Road, 11 Mile Road between Campbell Road and Coolidge Highway, Coolidge Highway between 11 Mile Road and 12 Mile Road and 12 Mile Road between Coolidge Highway and Haggerty Road. This route services the OCC Orchard Ridge Campus Hub and the Royal Oak Transit Center. On Sundays only, this route short-turns at the Detroit Zoo, servicing Woodward Avenue.

History

  • October 1, 1973 - Route introduced, operated by the Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority through a "purchase-of-service" agreement with the Great Lakes Transit Corporation. It initially services 12 Mile Road between Royal Oak and East Jefferson Avenue.
  • April 1, 1974 - SEMTA takes complete control of this route.
  • Summer 1975 - Route numbered 740 by SEMTA.
  • October 14, 1983 - Route discontinued.
  • March 4, 1985 - Route reintroduced, now operating as far east as the Macomb Mall Hub.
  • January 17, 1989 - Service carried on by SMART.
  • December 11, 1995 - Route extended west from Royal Oak to Haggerty Road.
  • November 27, 2006 - Short-turn Sunday service introduced.

Headways

Last updated: September 7, 2015

Frequency Buses Used First bus Last bus Notes
Weekday Peak 70 6 4:40am 11:17pm Saint Clair Shores-Farmington Hills
Weekday Midday 30-70 Saint Clair Shores-Farmington Hills
Weekday Evening 70 Saint Clair Shores-Farmington Hills
Saturday 60 4 4:45am 9:10pm Saint Clair Shores-Farmington Hills
Sunday 60 2 7:55am 8:00pm Saint Clair Shores-Royal Oak
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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