Monthly Archives: May 2015

Places to go: Ride Guide for May 30 – June 5

Mark your calendars for a variety of transit-friendly events taking place throughout Grand Rapids. From soccer to cooking demonstrations, the week ahead has a lot to offer: – May 30 — Grand Rapids Football Club vs. AFC Ann Arbor Grand Rapids Football Club plays its first ever home game as they host AFC Ann Arbor. Routes… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for May 23 – 29

  What do you have planned for Memorial Day weekend and the following week? Here are a few events to check out in the week ahead. Don’t forget that The Rapid will not have service on Monday, May 25 in observance of the holiday. – May 23 — Discovery of King Tut Discover the treasures… Read more »

The Health Benefits Of Riding The Bus

Improving your physical and mental health could be as easy as boarding the bus. Breathing fresh air, driving safely, being physically active, and avoiding excessive stress are a few of the well-known aspects of a healthy lifestyle.  And using transit supports all of them. In fact,  The Victoria Policy Institute and The American Public Transportation Association recently explored… Read more »

Places To Go: Ride Guide For May 16 – 22, 2015

We’re halfway through May and there are some great events taking place this weekend and coming week. Cut down on money and the stress of parking by getting on board with us. – May 16 & 17 — Heritage Hill Weekend Tour of Homes The 46th Annual Heritage Hill Tour of Homes features eight restored private homes… Read more »

Places To Go: Ride Guide For May 9 – 15, 2015

With warm weather permanently on the forecast, there’s even more of a reason to ride the bus to events in the Greater Grand Rapids metro area. This summer we will be posting weekly updates to keep you informed about some of the happenings taking place throughout our service area. Here are some events happening this… Read more »

Calling All Active Commuters

Dust off your sneakers, tune up your bikes, or purchase your Rapid bus pass because Active Commute Week is just around the corner. From May 11 – 15,  commuters of all ages, occupations and fitness levels are encouraged to use active transportation. The Active Commute Week Challenge allows participants and teams to earn points for using… Read more »