Monthly Archives: November 2015

Small Business Saturday: Get on Board to Shop Locally

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’re all for Small Business Saturday. Did you know that 66 percent of every dollar spent at a local business stays locally? While you’re tackling your holiday gift list this season, don’t miss a chance to explore small businesses around West Michigan. In fact, riding the bus can even… Read more »

Grab Your Shovel, Winter is Coming

Another wonderful Michigan winter is headed our way! Soon enough we will be welcoming a crisp blanket of snow to Grand Rapids. After you’ve made your first snow angel of the season, take some time to consider how you can  impact the accessibility of your community this winter. Sidewalks, fire hydrants, bus stops, and catch… Read more »

Rapid Fare Enforcement Officer Stands up to Bullies

Have you seen the viral video about bullying that was filmed here in Grand Rapids? The “Who Will Stop Bullying?” video by Grand Rapids native Rob Bliss been making its way around the internet for about a month. The video features Rapid passengers and onlookers witnessing a girl being bullied by others while sitting at… Read more »

New Study: Riding the Bus Leads to Improved Health

  Riding the bus every day may be healthier than you think. A new study found that riding a bus or train to work instead of driving a car could significantly reduce the risk factors related to heart disease. The study that took place in Osaka, Japan was recently presented at the American Heart Association’s… Read more »

Thank You to Our Veterans

Today we remember the service of our veterans. We honor them for the sacrifices they have made for our country. Not just the many Rapid employees who have served, but also the individuals throughout our community. We’re grateful that we have the opportunity to have you on board our buses every day to get you… Read more »