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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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Presidential Visit Detours for March 28, 2019

The City of Grand Rapids will close a number of streets during President Donald Trump's visit on Thursday, March 28, from 2:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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Transit Team Appreciation Day - March 18, 2019

National Transit Driver Appreciation Day is Monday, March 18, 2019. We’re taking this day of appreciation to the next level by encouraging the celebration of the entire transit team powering The Rapid. We're calling it Transit Team Appreciation Day.
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Route 50 Bus Stop Move on March 6, 2019

The Route 50 bus stop on Michigan near Coit will now be placed on Coit at Michigan.
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GVSU Routes Reduced Service Schedule for Feb. 1, 2019

Due to Grand Valley State University closing on Feb. 1, 2019, routes will run on the following schedule.
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Rapid Central Station will be a Kids' Food Basket Emergency Food Distribution Center on Jan. 31 & Feb. 1

The Rapid is partnering with Kids' Food Basket to provide emergency food assistance.
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