Items Tagged with 'transportation'


The Rapid hires CEO

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

Ford drives City of Tomorrow Challenge into Grand Rapids

June 27, 2018
A new public-private partnership is aiming to engage the public to improve Grand Rapids’ transit infrastructure. Read More

Battery maker delivers trailer power to trucking industry

May 11, 2018
A battery maker in the region has teamed up with an out-of-state solar company to develop a solar-powered refrigerated trailer for the trucking industry. Read More

State approves $175M boost in road spending

March 20, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation to boost spending on roads and bridges. Read More

Grand Rapids ahead of the game for transit

City already offers scalable model of BRT that just debuted in Chicago.

January 8, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As 2016 gets underway, there are several projects to watch in Grand Rapids that could influence national transportation infrastructure ideals. Read More

Changing preferences challenge transportation agencies

LANSING — Increased fuel efficiency, an insufficient gas tax and younger generations’ disinterest in owning cars have created a complicated combination of financial concerns for Michigan transportation agencies. Read More

Millennials embrace a multi-modal lifestyle

May 23, 2014
Throughout the 20th century, the automobile was an American icon, a symbol of freedom and mobility. It gave people choices they never had before. Read More

Look and listen before spending on projects that don’t serve public needs

March 28, 2014
Transportation issues are certainly a focus point in regional (and state) planning this year, bringing to the forefront initiatives and plans discussed for almost a decade — and bringing back discussion of old errors. Read More