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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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No Service on Route 100 on April 18 & 19

Due to Ferris State University school schedule, Route 100 will not be in service on April 18 & 19, 2019.
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Detours for Sunday, April 14, 2019

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, many Rapid routes will be detoured due to the Gazelle Girl Marathon. Please plan your travel accordingly.
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Construction Begins on the Laker Line, Scheduled to Open in August 2020

The Rapid announces the start of construction for the Laker Line, a 13-mile route connecting Grand Valley State University in Allendale to the Michigan Street Medical Mile in Grand Rapids. An estimated 11,000 high-frequency rides per day will be taken on the Laker Line when it opens in August 2020.
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Traffic Impacts of the Westbound I-196 Construction

Construction season is kicking off on Monday, April 1, 2019.
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