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Alternate routes around the upcoming 96 construction

Looking for alternative ways to get around the zi-96 construction? Listed below are some options from the Detroit Dept of Transportation, SMART, MichiVan Vanpools and MIRideshare.

Detroit Department of Transportation:

— Route 38 Plymouth picks up in the Meijer/Home Depot shopping center parking lot on Middlebelt Road at I-96, and provides all-day service into the city of Detroit via Plymouth Road. Customers may transfer to routes 21 Grand River or 53 Woodward to travel into downtown Detroit.

—  http://www.ridedetroittransit.com or call 313-933-1300

Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation:

— 805 Park and Ride  – Starts in Farmington Hills, travels on Grand River, Beach Daly, and 5 Mile Road, then expresses in downtown Detroit.  SMART has approved parking agreements at Bonaventure Skating Center and the Redford Township municipal lots.

— 255 Ford Road Express – Starts in Westland and travels on Ford Road until it reaches the Dearborn Ice Arena, then expresses into downtown Detroit.  SMART has approved parking agreements at the Westland City Offices, Knights of Columbus Hall, Target and Dearborn Ice Arena.

MichiVan Commuter Vanpools:

— Commuters vanpool together and share a customized van with colleagues, neighbors and others who have a similar route to work.– Vanpools are great for commuter groups of more than 5 people who travel more than 15 miles each way.– MichiVan not only helps with the creation of the group but can also provide a custom built van!

MiRideshare SEMCOG, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments:

— A free carpool matching service.

Details and links can be found here: http://www.96fix.com/alternate/

As read on: https://www.facebook.com/notes/96fix/alternative-travel-options-during-the-96fix/611168318961000

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