Monthly Archives: July 2016

Grand Rapids Community College to Offer Semester-Long Bus Pass

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Beginning this fall, Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) will offer a new semester-long bus pass for students, faculty and staff. This pass is part of a team effort with The Rapid to provide alternative transportation options to those traveling to and from the GRCC campus. GRCC’s student newspaper, The Collegiate, shared the following insight from… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Fulton Street Farmers Market

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We’ve partnered with FOX 17 to bring you budget-friendly and transit-friendly deals throughout Grand Rapids and the suburbs. This Thrifty Thursday, dig into fresh, local goods. Did you know that Fulton Street Farmer’s Market is the oldest and largest in Grand Rapids? This market also happens to be one of the largest farmers’ markets in the state, with 118… Read more »

7 Farmers Markets to Ride The Rapid to this Summer

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Summer is well underway, which means one thing: a plethora of fresh produce. Cherries, blueberries, arugula, and carrots – whatever you’re craving to put on your plate this summer, you can find it grown locally! Have you dug into some locally grown goodies this summer yet? While many Grand Rapidians opt for shares in the… Read more »

What’s a Clean Air Action Day?

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The summer sun is here to stay. While the warmest months of summer are upon us, it’s also the time of year to take action to reduce emissions of ozone-causing pollutants. That’s right, we’re talking about Clean Air Action Days! While many of you know that fares are waived on The Rapid during designated Clean… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Catch ‘Em All

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Pokémon GO is taking the world by storm. If you’re not on board with this latest gaming trend, you’re missing out! We love this augmented-reality game because it offers a chance to get out and explore the city’s hot spots, landmarks and even make new friends. We’re here to connect you to gyms, Pokéstops and capturing Pokémon… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to These 10 Free Events in July

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Nothing quite compares to summer in Michigan. Embrace the sunshine and warmth we’re promised in July by getting out and exploring all that Grand Rapids and the suburbs have to offer. Whether you’re itching to get out and explore Grand Rapids parks, indulge in local craft beer or simply attend as many concerts as possible,… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Anna’s House for a Fresh Deal

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Anna’s House, a local breakfast-based restaurant,  claims to be saving the world from ordinary breakfast. But we also happened to notice that their menu features prices that will also save you money. This is something we can get on board with. We’ve partnered with FOX17 to bring you budget-friendly deals you can ride the bus… Read more »