Items Tagged with 'The Rapid'


Rapid to host community open house

February 21, 2020
Rapid riders have the opportunity to engage with transit leaders and recommend improvements to their transit system. Read More

Laker Line to launch in August

The new bus rapid transit will replace old GVSU Campus Connector route.

February 7, 2020
The Rapid recently announced the official launch date of the Laker Line. Read More

Planners create vision for South Division

Plan to benefit area’s low- and middle-income residents with concept of ‘development without displacement.’

September 13, 2019
Residents and business owners in the South Division corridor now have an official vision for the area’s future. Read More

The Rapid unveils Laker Line

New 60-foot articulated shuttle expected to improve stop times between GVSU’s Allendale and downtown campuses.

June 7, 2019
The Rapid, along with members of local, state and federal government, last week unveiled the Laker Line, a new bus rapid transit system servicing riders between Walker and Grand Rapids. Read More

Grand Rapids bus stops getting $1.5M makeover

January 18, 2019
Grand Rapids is rolling out all the stops for public transit users. Read More

Buses add free entertainment

December 25, 2018
Riders on The Rapid have a new entertainment option. Read More

Experts eye benefits of clean fuels

The Rapid is among many organizations using or working toward alternative fuel technologies.

October 19, 2018
Alternative fuel experts from across Michigan joined Clean Fuels Michigan for a clean mobility expo last week at The Rapid’s new compressed natural gas fueling station, to demonstrate how alternative fuel technologies currently are being utilized. Read More

Rapid outlines Route 19

New bus route along Medical Mile will launch later this month.

August 3, 2018
The new Route 19 pilot, promising free bus fare along the “Medical Mile” was recently presented to the public at an open forum ahead of its launch later this month. Read More

The Rapid hires CEO

July 2, 2018
The Rapid has selected its next CEO. Read More

City approves free Medical Mile bus route

GR, Spectrum Health, The Rapid to shoulder cost in three-year pilot partnership.

June 8, 2018
A three-way pact providing fare-free public transit along Medical Mile now has city approval. Read More