DDOT bus service changes announced

Changes to take effect on March 3, 2012

Published On: Feb 24 2012 02:28:51 PM EST

The Detroit Department of Transportation announced plans to make a series of changes to help the transit system improve on Friday.

The changes were announced during a public hearing at the Northwest Activities Center and Wayne Community College in Detroit today. Two more hearings will be held tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the same locations.

Some of the changes announced at the hearings include:

Bus service from 1:00 a.m. - 4:00 am will be discontinued

Route 11/Clairmount - weekend service only will be discontinued

Route 46/Southfield - Sunday service only will be discontinued

Route 78/Imperial Express - route eliminated

Route 49/Vernor - Service will end at Rosa Parks Transit Center

According to DDOT, the changes will help move the company toward operations that are consistent with its budget, and will help provide fare stability for its customers.

The services changes take effect March 3, 2012