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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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The Rapid is running on Jan. 30, 2019

If you are riding with us today, please be advised of the following service alerts.
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Grand Valley State University Service Schedule for Jan. 29 - 31, 2019

Due to Grand Valley State University closing, Route 50, 85, 37 and 48 will run on the following schedules.
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New Mobility Projects Increase Accessibility for Michigan Residents

Grants will help deliver transportation solutions in Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Central UP and Southeast Michigan
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Route 15 Eastbound Routing Change

Beginning Monday, Jan. 7, Route 15 will return to previous routing eastbound. Route 15 will travel on Leonard to Leffingwell, left on Leffingwell through Kent Career Technical Center to Knapp. The westbound routing will remain the same using East Beltline to Leonard.
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$696,000 federal grant to help spur economic development along The Rapid’s Silver Line route

A new study will help Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Wyoming focus on strategies to grow prosperity on Division Avenue corridor from Wealthy to 60th Street
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2018 Holiday Service Schedule

Happy Holidays from The Rapid! Please plan your travel accordingly in the coming weeks.
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The Rapid and Kent District Library launch Books on the Bus program

The Rapid is proud to partner with Kent District Library to make books more accessible.
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Service Schedule for Mel Trotter Ministries Thanksgiving Banquet 2018

For the past five years, The Rapid has provided bus service to the Mel Trotter Ministries Thanksgiving Banquet. This service includes two routes.
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Meijer Stores Continue to Sell Bus Passes

There have been no changes made to the sale of The Rapid's bus passes at Meijer stores.
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Route 28: Cascade Route Change Effective on Monday, Oct. 29 2018

Beginning on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, Route 28 will no longer enter the shopping plaza located at 28th Street and Cascade Rd.
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Grand Rapids Griffins Hockey Free Ride Friday Promotion

Get on board any of The Rapid's fixed-route buses or the Silver Line to ride for free to Grand Rapids Griffins Friday home matches at Van Andel Arena. Just show your game ticket to your bus operator when boarding after 5:00 p.m. Go Griffins!
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Rapid Board Committee Meetings Schedule

The following Rapid Board committees will meet in the conference room at The Rapid Administrative Headquarters, 300 Ellsworth Ave SW.
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No Bus Service on Labor Day

There is no bus service on Labor Day.
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