Items Tagged with 'The Rapid'


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

The Rapid picks up propane buses

April 21, 2015
The Rapid is growing greener. Read More

Varga, Silver Line cited with Newsmaker award

State’s first bus rapid transit system is seen as economic development engine.

January 30, 2015
It’s been a long road for Peter Varga. Read More

Business Journal names Newsmakers of the Year

January 28, 2015
A sold-out crowd watched Wednesday morning as the Grand Rapids Business Journal celebrated its Newsmakers of the Year at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

$6.1M Amtrak station arrives downtown

October 27, 2014
Commuters departed Grand Rapids from the city’s new $6.1-million Amtrak station for the first time on Monday. Read More

Second Grand Rapids BRT route is in motion

October 17, 2014
The Rapid is one step closer to bringing a second bus rapid transit line to Grand Rapids. Read More

Street Talk: Is this a transit town? Let's hear the stories

Tutu much.

September 19, 2014
Much has been made about the new Silver Line and The Rapid’s quest for a sister operation called the Laker Line. Read More