Detroit Department of Transportation

We help residents and visitors get to their destinations

The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) is the largest public transit provider in Michigan that serves the City of Detroit, surrounding suburbs, and neighboring cities, including Highland Park and Hamtramck. DDOT prides itself on providing reliable, clean, safe, and efficient service to an average of 85,000 riders daily.

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DDOT, SMART Resume Fare Collection 

Bus Passes are available to purchase on the DART App or in person at 1301 E. Warren and the Rosa Parks Transit Center

Barriers, Hand Sanitizer, Other Safety Measures Will Allow Fare Collection to Safely Resume March 15

  • Fare collection and front-door boarding will resume March 15 for both DDOT and SMART.
  • Riders are required to wear a mask per federal mandates and maintain social distancing while on the coach
  • DDOT operator vaccination program began Jan. 8.

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Responding to COVID-19 

DDOT takes the COVID-19 situation very seriously. We are working with the City of Detroit, state and local public health officials and following the CDC’s guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

Learn more about DDOT COVID-19 updates.

Proposed State Fair Transit Center 

The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) invites all community and business organizations, neighborhood residents, and other stakeholders to learn and share your opinion about the proposed transit center at the State Fairgrounds.  Learn more

Public Notifications

DDOT Public Notifications include information about weekly service performance, ridership, the Local Advisory Council (LAC) and fares.

View older DDOT Public Notifications.