Monthly Archives: June 2016

DASH and Silver Line enhance routes to better serve customers

DASH - FINAL Reconfiguration - Jun 2016

This fall, parking and getting around Downtown is going to be easier than ever. Thanks to major modifications to the City’s DASH and Silver Line bus services, Downtown workers and visitors will experience Grand Rapids like never before. City of Grand Rapids, Mobile GR & Parking Department, The Rapid and DGRI are teaming to create a… Read more »

New Records Set During 2016 Active Commute Week Challenge


The Rapid and the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition (GGRBC) announced today that the number of individuals and local businesses participating in the city’s fifth annual Active Commute Week reached new highs in 2016, and the number of miles logged by commuters during June 20-24 more than doubled last year’s event. “We congratulate all of… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to the UICA for Dinner and a Movie

Odd Ball

In partnership with FOX17, we’re focused on bringing you great deals throughout Grand Rapids! This week we featured a fantastic dealing involving the big screen and delicious cuisine. Nothing beats the classic combination of dinner and a movie. But enjoying a great meal and the latest movie isn’t as wallet-friendly as it once was. Fortunately,… Read more »

Get Inspired By 3 Active Commute Week Challenge Participants


A potential record-setting number of Grand Rapidians are walking, riding and rolling to get around this week for the fifth annual Active Commute Week Challenge! With half the week done, there have been nearly 1,000 commute trips logged in 2016 – already surpassing last year’s entire week total. In an effort to promote awareness about the… Read more »

Is Your Employer Committed to Active Commuting?


Active commuting isn’t just good for your health; it’s also good for the community and the environment. This is why so many local organizations are committed to the health and wellness of their employees, as well as their customers. We want to celebrate the many fantastic local organizations who have teams participating in the Active Commute… Read more »

Record Turn Out Expected for 5th Annual Active Commute Week

Active Commute Week 2016

Local business and individual enrollments in Grand Rapids 5th Annual Commute week could potentially set new attendance records when the 2016 event kicks off Monday, and The Rapid is doing our part to promote a record turnout. We’re encouraging all of our riders and social media followers to tune up your bikes, dust off your… Read more »

Celebrate National Doughnut Day at 5 Sweet Destinations


While preferences may differ on how to spell the name of this fried-dough confectionery dessert — the doughnut vs. donut debate is alive and well — we can all come together on the fact that there’s much to love about these delicious treats. Fortunately, there’s one day a year where doughnut lovers can come together… Read more »