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Street Talk: What do you want to B? Good examples abound

Silver lining.

July 25, 2014
Imagine working for a business that wants to improve your quality of life and increase the power of your impact outside the workplace — and where you are rewarded for reducing your travel impact, volunteering in your local community, eating local food, or reducing your waste. Read More

With all eyes on Division Avenue Business Association, assist is needed for CID

June 20, 2014
Grand Rapids Business Journal this week provides an extensive focus on small businesses and the entrepreneurial resources assisting continued growth and new business opportunities. Read More

Division merchants waiting on Silver Line

Business district is in flux, but new bus line may help.

June 20, 2014
Members of the Division Avenue Business Association say a new bus rapid transit line scheduled to start in August could draw new customers who may not be aware of the eclectic array of businesses that line the retail district. Read More

Silver Line’s potential economic impact is unprecedented

May 30, 2014
The long-awaited, challenging construction of the bus rapid transit line is reaching completion this month and deserves community-wide plaudits even before its official first runs in August. Read More

Taking a ride on the Silver Line

State’s first express bus route is scheduled to debut in August.

May 30, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The new bus rapid transit line, known as the Silver Line, will be rolling into downtown Grand Rapids before summer’s end. Read More

Silver Line looks to boost economic development, local real estate

Officials point to success of such projects in other cities and expect the same to happen here.

May 2, 2014
Hi-ho, Silver Line! When all is said and done, it is possible that one of the greatest recent economic development catalysts Grand Rapids has seen will arrive by way of bus. Read More

The Rapid is looking for gold in new Silver Line

State’s first Bus Rapid Transit project is dedicated this week.

April 5, 2013
After a decade of planning, groundbreaking events were held last week. Read More

Video: The Rapid COO describes how Walker ballot proposal affects service

November 6, 2012
The board of the public transit authority that operates buses in Grand Rapids and five other cities has heard staff testimony on how service would be affected by a yes or no vote on today’s Walker ballot proposal. Read More

Bus rapid transit system gets $32M federal boost

October 18, 2012
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff visited Grand Rapids Thursday to announce an agreement to provide a $32 million construction grant to Grand Rapids for the Silver Line bus rapid transit system, to be operated by The Rapid. Read More