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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.


It's our duty to get you safely to your destination in spite of current winter weather conditions, and we take that responsibility seriously.

If you’re riding with us today or tomorrow, temperatures are expected to be dangerously cold. The National Weather Service has warned that frostbite can occur after fifteen minutes of exposure or less. Please be sure to dress for extreme cold and minimize your time spent outside.

Dressing for Extreme Cold

  • Consider wearing 3-4 layers on top and bottom.
  • Wear a hat and scarf to cover as much of your face as possible. Ski masks are ideal.
  • Cover your mouth to protect your lungs from the extreme cold.
  • Thick gloves that are snug at the wrist are essential.
  • Layer your socks and wear waterproof boots.
  • Try to stay as dry as possible.

Track Your Bus

During a winter event like this one, The Rapid stresses safety first. Bitter cold and roadways covered in snow can cause significant delays that are out of our control. To minimize your wait at the bus stop, track your bus one of these ways:

Service Alerts for Jan. 30, 2019

  • Due to Grand Rapids Community College closing, Route 60 will not be in service.
  • Due to Ferris State University closing, Route 100 will not be in service.

Due to Grand Valley State University closing:

  • Route 50 will be running every 30 minutes with the last trip from Pew Campus at 6:47 p.m. and the last trip from Kirkhof at 7:22 p.m.
  • Route 37 will be running every 20 minutes with the last trip from Kirkhof at 7:30 p.m.
  • Route 48 will be running every 16 minutes with the last trip from Kirkhof at 7:25 p.m.

We wish you safe and warm travels and we’re here to help. Please call us at 616.776.1100 for assistance.