Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ride The Rapid to Derby Station


Sticking to a tight budget can be a challenge when it comes to dining out. On this week’s FOX 17 Thrifty Thursday special, we’re featuring  a restaurant where you can get a great deal on vegetarian-friendly cuisine every Monday, as well as drink specials throughout the rest of the week. Derby Station is located in… Read more »

Take the Silver Line to the Kroc Center


Have you had the opportunity to visit the Grand Rapids Kroc Center? Located steps away from Division Avenue, you can ride the Silver Line directly to the Kroc Center Station to get to this full-service fitness and community center. The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is home to educational, recreational, worship… Read more »

Students’ Poetry Takes a Ride on The Rapid


In honor of National Poetry Month, we have partnered with the Grand Rapids Poet Laureate L.S. Klatt to showcase and celebrate poetry written by area elementary and middle school students. Students from five after school programs worked with Klatt to write haiku based on the history of transportation in Grand Rapids. The students’ poetry was… Read more »

Public Event Aims to Get user Feedback of New Laker Line Station


We need your input as we continue designing the Laker Line! The Laker Line, Grand Rapids’ newest bus rapid transit (BRT) line, will hold a public open house event on Wednesday, April 20 on Fulton Street under US-131 near Grand Valley State University’s Pew Campus. The event, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to the Grand Rapids Art Museum


Get on board The Rapid to connect to fun destinations throughout Grand Rapids and the suburbs! We partnered with FOX 17 to bring you budget-friendly deals you can ride the bus to get to. This Thrifty Thursday take a walk on the artsy side! We’re featuring The Grand Rapids Art Museum as a must-visit destination. Located… Read more »

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We know you’re already staying connected to us by using our route alerts to track your bus or following us on social media, but we want to make getting news about happenings at The Rapid even easier. This is why we’re launching The Rapid Email Update! Subscribers can choose to receive the latest news about… Read more »