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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.
Several route and schedules changes have taken effect Monday, April 24. Bus timetables will be updated to better reflect travel times on these routes: 17-Eight Mile, 27-Joy, 32-McNichols, 38-Plymouth, and 52-Chene. All weekday daytime trips on 16-Dexter will serve both the WCCCD terminal and the Northland terminal, similar to the night/weekend service. An additional morning trip will be added one hour earlier on the following routes: 15-Chicago/Davidson, 18-Fenkell, 23-Hamilton, 27-Joy, 30-Livernois, 31-Mack, 39-Puritan, 41-Shaefer, 60-Evergreen, and 67-Cadillac/Harper. Also, an additional evening trip will be added one hour later on the following routes: 15-Chicago/Davidson, 27-Joy, 38-Plymouth, 39-Puritan, 41-Shaefer, and 43-Schoolcraft. See our updated schedules on our Bus Schedules page.
Most City of Detroit offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
The Detroit Department of Transportation Monthly Community Input Meeting is an open forum about DDOT's services, fares, routes, a
Yes! All of DDOT's buses and routes are ADA accessible.
Full and reduced fares are available for Dart regional and DDOT passes. The 4-hour pass is $2 and the 24-hour pass is $5. Please visit Transportation Fares for more information.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, service animals are allowed on buses. Service animals means any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability, including, but not limited to, guiding individuals with impaired vision, alerting individuals with impaired hearing to intruders or sounds, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items.
Service animals must be under control by the person with disabilities at all times, and must not occupy a seat and must either sit on the floor, or on the person's lap. If the animal is not under the control of the owner or if the animal poses a direct threat to the health or safety of others, the operator may require the animal to leave the bus. Animals that serve as support/comfort animals or dogs not considered service animals are not permitted on the bus.
Bikes are not allowed on the inside of the bus. Currently bike racks are available on most of our fleet.
Schedules are changed four times per year in January, April, June and August/September. Service changes are based on transit demands, as determined by DDOT's Service Standards, and are designed to reduce customers' travel time.
This is the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed Coolidge Terminal Replacement Project.
This report includes the results of the 2023 Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) Title VI Non-Rider Survey. AECOM developed and analyzed a 13-question self-administered survey
DDOT's overall three-year (3) DBE Goal for 2023-2025.
“Under FTA’s Title VI Circular 4702.1B, transit providers that operate 50-or-more fixed route vehicles in peak service and are located in an urbanized area (UZA)
The Title VI analysis compares the proposed November service to the service that was in place in early
2020 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Emergency
As part of the Title VI Program update, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requires transit providers to monitor the performance of their transit system relative
Submit any suggestions or complaints.
Complaint Procedures & Investigation