In conjunction with the City of Southgate and SMART Transportation, we offer a curb to curb service to every Southgate Senior or person with a disability that DOES NOT drive. We do charge $2.00 round trip. We will take each resident up to 2 bus rides a week to various appointments (i.e. doctors, hair, taxes, banking, shopping, etc.). We travel to most surrounding cities such as, Taylor, Allen Park, Wyandotte, Riverview, Trenton, Woodhaven, Lincoln Park and some parts of Brownstown. Unfortunately we DO NOT travel to Dearborn, Dearborn Heights or Detroit. We can offer 2 additional bus services phone number that offer the same fare of $2.00 round trip*.
TSA The Senior Alliance ~ 734.736.6068 ~ The Senior Alliance Website
SMART Transportation ~ 866.962.5515 ~ SMART Bus Website
*To help with the cost of riding the SMART bus, Southgate Sr. Center can provide 30-50 cents SMART tickets monthly to any Senior 55+ that does not drive. If interested please call the Senior Center: Diane Grabowski 734-258-3066 Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Let our three dependable bus drivers -Bruce, Corbett and Carolyn June (CJ) give you a lift.
Mondays & Thursdays are designated strictly for shopping days. We will have two buses designated for grocery shopping and only one bus that will do a limit of 6 appointments per day. Shopping Schedule:
9:15 a.m. — Deaconess Towers
9:30 a.m. — Southgate Apts. (Seaway Towers)
9:30 a.m. — Meadows & American House
10:30 a.m. — Co-op
11:00 a.m.— Mary Haven
Tuesdays & Wednesdays we have all three buses doing appointments (3 slots for every half hour time slot between 9:30 a.m. and noon, or 18 appts total). It would be best to schedule medical appointments, hair appts, banking, etc. on Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
Wednesdays -Bingo will start JULY 14th, 2021 (it has a new start time of 10 a.m.), we will begin picking up seniors at 8:30 a.m. Please call the office 734-258-3066 and make your bus appointment for bingo. Bingo will end between 1-1:30 p.m.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR EVERYONE, REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION. Please be kind and patient.