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Rapid Connect Is Coming Soon!

New mobility on-demand service is coming to Walker and Kentwood

The Rapid will be beta testing a brand new service in January to provide new mobility connections and options to customers in Walker and Kentwood.

This service, called Rapid Connect, will provide on-demand transit service that customers will be able to utilize via mobile app similar to ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber.

In Walker, the service will cover areas around the 3 Mile Road corridor and will provide connections to:

  • Route 9 – Alpine
  • Route 7 – West Leonard.

In Kentwood, the service will cover areas around the Broadmoor Avenue corridor and will provide connections to:

  • Route 44 – 44th Street at Kentwood City Hall
  • Kentwood Station at Woodland Mall
    • Route 5 – Wealthy/Woodland
    • Route 6 – Eastown/Woodland
    • Route 24 – Burton
    • Route 27 – Airport/Industrial
    • Route 28 – West 28th
    • Route 29 – East 28th 
    • Route 44 – 44th Street

Stay tuned for more information, including how to sign up. We will need your help to test and improve this service. Keep an eye out for updates here on the website and social media very soon.

Have a safe and happy New Year!