Monthly Archives: January 2016

New Study: BRT Spurs Real Estate and Job Benefits

A new peer-reviewed study examining existing bus rapid transit (BRT) lines and found strong evidence that BRT systems in the U.S. generate economic development, attract jobs, retail and affordable housing–all with a more affordable price tag than rail. Published by Arthur C. Nelson of the University of Arizona and released by Transportation for America, the… Read more »

Dancing on The Rapid

  For those seeking a unique art experience, we have the perfect exhibit for you. “A Gallery Exhibition of New Works in Screendance“ will be showing at the UICA until January 17. Local artists Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, as well as local actors, dancers, organizations like SideCare Studios joined to create a collection… Read more »

The Rapid & Friends Celebrate Route 28

On Monday, January 11, 2016, The Rapid hosted a celebration at the new Mary Free Bed YMCA featuring representatives from Cascade Township,  Mary Free Bed, and Teleperformance USA to recognize their efforts to extend Rapid Route 28 east into Cascade Township. Speaking at the event were community stakeholders including Rob Beahan of Cascade Township, Maria… Read more »