Items Tagged with 'The Rapid'


Rapid, transit union agree to three-year contract

Pact includes raises and establishes a new defined contribution retirement plan.

December 22, 2017
The Interurban Transit Partnership Board reached an agreement on a new three-year contract with the labor union representing the public transportation system’s bus operators and maintenance workers. Read More

The Rapid rolls out transit study

Public transit provider launches public feedback tool for input on system improvements.

September 15, 2017
The Rapid is reaching out for customer input to determine how it will improve its system in the next 10 years. Read More

The Rapid placing funding renewal on ballot

July 5, 2017
The board for The Rapid has unanimously approved a ballot item that would extend the public transportation system’s funding for 12 years. Read More

The Rapid planning e-fare system

April 21, 2017
The Rapid has announced plans to implement a new e-fare system. Read More

The Rapid's CEO is moving on

April 14, 2017
After 20 years at The Rapid, its CEO is departing the bus agency. Read More

Employers rate among 'Best Workplaces for Commuters'

February 13, 2017
Two local organizations have earned a national designation for offering “outstanding commuter benefits” to employees. Read More

Parking commission considers new downtown strategy

April 12, 2016
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission may finally be taking business owners’ concerns about a lack of parking downtown seriously. Read More

GVSU-to-downtown bus line picks up $57M from feds

February 10, 2016
A transportation project planned for Grand Rapids has received $57 million from the federal government. Read More

Special lane designations would increase mass transit efficiency

Bill seeks approval to construct BRT lanes on Michigan highways.

LANSING — A new bill to allow local transit agencies to construct Bus Rapid Transit lanes on state highways would make mass transit more efficient, advocates say. Read More

Public transit promotional pieces win national awards

October 23, 2015
A pair of local organizations have won national transportation awards for their promotional work. Read More