Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 851 'West Bloomfield/Farmington Hills Park & Ride'

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Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 851 'West Bloomfield/Farmington Hills Park & Ride' is wheelchair accessible.
Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation route 851 'West Bloomfield/Farmington Hills Park & Ride' is a bike rack route.
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851 West Bloomfield/Farmington Hills Park & Ride
Communities Served West Bloomfield Township, Farmington Hills, Southfield, Detroit
Route Type Park & Ride Route
Days of Operation Monday-Friday peak hours
Vehicles Used Gillig Low Floor 40'SmallAccessible.gif, Gillig BRT 40' (HEV)SmallAccessible.gif, New Flyer Industries D40LFSmallAccessible.gif
Vehicles at Peak 5
Terminal Oakland
Average Daily Weekday Ridership (2018) 223

851 West Bloomfield/Farmington Hills Park & Ride is a park-and-ride bus route operated by the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation in metropolitan Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Route Details

The current routing of route 851. This map also shows the current routing of routes 805 and 849.

This route primarily services Orchard Lake Road between Lone Pine Road and Oakland Drive, Interstate 696 between Orchard Lake Road and M-10 and M-10 between Interstate 696 and downtown Detroit. Certain trips serving Wayne State University via Woodward Avenue. Service on this route is provided during peak/rush hours on weekdays only. This route is a park and ride route, so a $2.50 fare is required. This route only travels south to Detroit in the morning and north to West Bloomfield in the afternoon.

History

  • June 10, 1976 - Route introduced as a Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority route.
  • January 17, 1989 - Service carried on by SMART.
  • May 1995 - Service to West Bloomfield is discontinued after it opts out of SMART.
  • June 17, 1996 - Service to West Bloomfield is restored after it decides to opt back into SMART.
  • January 1, 2018 - New trips added that only run as far north as the former Northland area in Southfield.
  • April 2, 2018 - Southfield trips added on January 1, 2018 are split off into a new route numbered 849.
  • January 7, 2019 - The Wayne State University service via Woodward Avenue rather than Cass Avenue is made permanent.

Headways

Last updated: September 2, 2019

Frequency Buses Used First bus Last bus Notes
Weekday Peak 10-25 5 5:52am 5:45pm
Weekday Midday Route does not operate.
Weekday Evening Route does not operate.
Saturday Route does not operate.
Sunday Route does not operate.

Destination Signs

  • 851 PARK+RIDE ~ 851 TO DETROIT
  • 851 PARK+RIDE ~ 851 TO WEST BLOOMFIELD

Previous maps

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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