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Christmas Eve Bus Service Schedule for Dec. 24, 2019

Service changes will be in place on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019.
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Mel Trotter Thanksgiving Meal Bus Service on Nov. 28, 2019

The only service The Rapid provides on Thanksgiving Day is to DeVos Place for the Mel Trotter Thanksgiving Community Meal.
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The Rapid Ends Paper Ticket Sales

As of Nov. 14, 2019, The Rapid no longer sells paper bus tickets onboard buses, at Rapid Central Station, online, or at Meijer and Spartan stores.
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Paper Ticket Sales Will End on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

On Oct. 23, 2019, The Rapid held two public meetings to share details about the plan to end the sale of paper tickets for regular fixed-route bus service.
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Notice of Fare Structure Public Information Meetings on Oct. 23, 2019

With the implementation of The Wave electronic fare system in 2018, The Rapid is proposing to end the sale of paper fare media.
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The Rapid Partners With Mesmerize for Transit Advertising Sales

Mesmerize is expanding its transit advertising portfolio with this partnership with The Rapid.
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Assistance Dogs Gain “Firstpaw” Experience in Riding the Bus

The Rapid provides public transportation training to Paws With A Causeassistance dogs.
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Ride The Rapid to Project 1 by ArtPrize from Sept. 7 - Oct. 27, 2019

Let The Rapid be your ride to Project 1by ArtPrize.
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Route 24 will extend west on Chicago Dr. on Aug. 26, 2019

Route 24 will be extended west on Chicago Dr. to Fairlanes Ave.
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New App Offers The Rapid’s GO!Bus Passengers Convenience and Less Wait Time

GO!Bus riders will now have access to on-demand transit with 15-minute or less wait times and curb-to-curb service.
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May Mobility Shuttles Begin Free Service on July 26, 2019 on DASH West Route

The Grand Rapids Autonomous Vehicle Initiative will begin their pilot with May Mobility on Friday, July 26, 2019.
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Clean Air Action Day Designated for July 15, 2019

No fare is required to ride The Rapid on Clean Air Action Days.�
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Festival of the Arts 2019 Detours

The following detours will be in place during Festival of the Arts.�
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Amway River Bank Run Detours for May 11, 2019

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Get on Board Day Pop-Up Locations for Thursday, April 25, 2019

Get on Board Day is a new national advocacy day that is all about generating awareness of and increasing support for public transportation. The Rapid is partnering with organizations to have bus pop-ups throughout the Greater Grand Rapids area. The goal is to spread bus love and teach individuals of all ages and abilities on how to ride the bus!
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