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Silver Line set to roll Monday

Rapid CEO predicts new transit service will ‘run as smoothly as possible.’

August 22, 2014
The result of 11 years of planning will be out in the open in Greater Grand Rapids on Monday with the start of The Rapid transit authority’s $39 million Silver Line, a “bus rapid transit” or BRT service operating much like a light rail line, but at a much lower cost to build. Read More

The Rapid looks down the road to Laker Line

City’s second BRT route would connect GVSU and downtown.

May 30, 2014
With one bus rapid transit line almost complete, The Rapid is setting its sights on the Laker Line. 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

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