Monthly Archives: August 2016

Changes Coming to DASH Shuttle Service & Silver Line on Sept. 1, 2016


On Thursday, September 1, 2016, the City of Grand Rapids’ Mobile GR & Parking Department will make improvements to ensure easier travel throughout Downtown. There will be major modifications to the City’s no-fare DASH shuttle service and the start of the Silver Line’s No Fare Zone, encompassing Silver Line Stations from Rapid Central Station to… Read more »

The Rapid will Host Job Fairs on Sept. 3 & 10


The Rapid is seeking to hire part-time and full-time bus operators!  We’re hosting two job fairs to find exceptional candidates that excel in customer service to join our fall bus operator training class. The first job fair will take place on Saturday, September 3, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at York Creek’s Community Building,… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Beltine Bar


Ride the Silver Line, Route 1 or Route 28 to head to one of Grand Rapids staple dining establishments! If you’re looking for a great atmosphere and a good deal, Beltline Bar is worth visiting. When you’re dining out on a budget, keeping track of weekly deals can save you a lot. This is why we’ve… Read more »

An Afternoon at Rapid Central Station

Rapid Central Station

Every day, more than 9,000 people pass through Rapid Central Station on their way to work, errands and appointments. When was the last time you stopped to take in your surroundings while visiting Rapid Central Station? Rapid Central Station is The Rapid’s intermodal transit station located in downtown Grand Rapids. Steps away from the heart of… Read more »

Route & Service Changes Coming on Aug. 29, 2016

Route Changes

It’s that time of year again! Fall changes to fixed routes will go into effect on Monday, August 29, 2016. Here’s what you should be prepared for: –    Afternoon peak service will start earlier and conclude earlier: 3:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. –    Route 16: New routing at Metro Hospital –    Route… Read more »

Places To Go: 10 Events to Ride The Rapid to in August


It’s hard to believe it’s already August! Where has this summer gone? If you’re like us, you may still have a dreamy summer to-do list that you haven’t quite made it through. Never fear, there are still so many ways to make the most of the warm days and longer evenings. This August, get out… Read more »