Monthly Archives: June 2015

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 27 – July 3

  Mark your calendars for the following transit-friendly events taking place throughout our service area: – June 27 — Eastown Bizarre Bazaar Get your fill of local artists, potters, sculptors, and jewelry designers in the heart of Eastown. Routes nearby: 5, 6, 14 – June 28 — Kidstruction Zone at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum Dig up… Read more »

Summer in the City: Getting to Know Public Transportation

Each summer the Michigan Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI) hosts a youth program in Grand Rapids known as Summer in the City. Students from around the state travel to Grand Rapids for a week of learning that includes riding public transportation and exploring the community. Our Travel Trainers here at The Rapid were… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 20 – 26

  Mark your calendars for the following transit-friendly events taking place throughout our service area: – June 20 — Founders Fest Just steps away from Rapid Central Station you can enjoy live music, craft beer, and good food. Routes nearby: Most routes can get you to Founders for this event, but please be advised of detours…. Read more »

Rapid Growth: See Where Local Grand Rapids Chefs eat on Their day off

When they’re not hard at work creating amazing cuisine for Grand Rapidians, where do local chefs go for delicious food? Rapid Growth Media followed Paul Lee of The Winchester and Donkey-Tanqueria and Jenna Arcidiacono of Amore Trattoria Italiana as they rode the Silver Line to their favorite pho restaurant. What’s your favorite restaurant?

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 13 – 19

Get on board and we’ll get you to great events this weekend and throughout next week. Mark your calendar for the following events in our service area: – June 13 — DeVos Place 10th Anniversary Open House Celebrate 10 years of DeVos Place with this free event. We’ll be there! Routes nearby: Silver Line &… Read more »

3 Pools With Free Admission For Grand Rapids City Kids

Beginning today, June 10, city residents age 17 and younger will be provided with free admission to public pools in the City of Grand Rapids. This shift in admission for the pool season is due in part to a donation from businessman Bob Sullivan. Last year Grand Rapids voters also authorized a 0.98-mill property tax to… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 6 – 12

While summer may not officially be here just yet, festivals certainly have arrived. This weekend and coming week are jam-packed with events and activities. Enjoy! – June 5 – 7 — Festival of the Arts Finally! Don’t miss West Michigan’s celebration of the arts. Three days of art, food, music, and more. Routes nearby: Located only… Read more »