City of Grosse Pointe Farms

Public Transportation


Pointe Area Assisted Transportation Services (PAATS)

Pointe Area Assisted Transportation Services (PAATS). This service provides the five Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods residents who are 60+ years of age or who are disabled with transportation anywhere in the area bounded by 11 Mile Road, Gratiot Avenue, Alter Road, and Jefferson Avenue

Riders are asked to make a two-day advance reservation by calling (313) 343-2580, Monday-Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

The cost per a one-way trip is:

  • $3.00 within Harper Woods and the Grosse Pointes
  • $4.00 8 Mile to 11 Mile and Kelly to Gratiot
  • $5.00 to certain site specific locations

Drivers can provide assistance and all buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts.

The Grosse Pointes, Harper Woods Community Development Block Grant Program, Michigan Department of Transportation, and SMART sponsor this service.

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Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART)

The Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) is Southeast Michigan's only regional bus system helping people connect to work, school, medical appointments, shopping centers, entertainment and cultural events. SMART provides different types of transit services, each meeting a different need and giving residents the opportunity to get where they need to go. SMART continually monitors its routes and ridership, to make sure its resources are effectively and efficiently utilized, eliminating unproductive routes and reassigning those resources to high demand routes.