Monthly Archives: November 2016

Get in the Holiday Spirit with these December Events

Ice Skating in Grand Rapids at Rosa Parks Circle

‘Tis the season to be jolly!  The Greater Grand Rapids metro area is getting in the spirit of the season with a number of events and celebrations throughout The Rapid’s service area. Enjoy all our community has to offer through the holidays by getting on board. Here are a few events that offer fun for the… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to the Newly Renovated Gerald R. Ford Museum

Gerald R. Ford Museum

The Gerald R. Ford Museum is back and ready to show off their new exhibits. We’ll do the driving. Located at 303 Pearl Street Northwest, Gerald R. Ford Museum reopened back in June after undergoing a face lift to rebuild and improve exhibits.  Along with the new Oval Office exhibit, they also have the DeVos Learning Center…. Read more »

College & University Holiday Service Schedules 2016

Holiday Service Schedule

With the holiday season comes many schedule changes for college and university routes. We ask that you please plan your travel accordingly during the holiday season to do your best to manage these schedule and service changes. We would also like to remind everyone how our real-time information system works during these holiday service changes…. Read more »

Ride The Rapid to explore Beer City USA

Beer City USA Brewsader

We’ve partnered up with FOX17 for another awesome Thrifty Thursday deal we know we know craft beer fans will love. There’s no shortage of craft beer here in Grand Rapids. So when it’s time to explore all that Beer City USA has to offer, let us do the driving for you. Not sure where to start… Read more »

Thank You, Veterans

Thank you, Veterans

Today we remember and honor the service of our veterans. We thank the brave men and women who selflessly served our country and risked their lives to protect our freedom. It’s an honor having you on our team at The Rapid, as well as on board our buses every day. Here are The Rapid employees… Read more »

Sip Local at Cocktail Week GR

Cocktail Week GR

Move over craft beer. It’s the craft cocktail’s time to shine. If you’re looking for an excuse to discover all Grand Rapids has to offer in terms of craft cocktails and spirits, Cocktail Week GR is for you. From November 9 – 20, Experience Grand Rapids is encouraging Grand Rapidians to sip local and celebrate… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to these November Events

Grand Rapids in fall

The days are growing shorter and the weather colder. But staying inside doesn’t have to mean missing out on fun events and destinations throughout the city. Music, shopping, theater, cocktails — November has it all. As you gear up for the holiday season, make some time for you and your family to appreciate local events…. Read more »

Instagram Roundup: October 2016

Rapid Operations Center

It’s clear from the photos we’ve been tagged in that October was a month for beautiful views. We saw the leaves transition, warm and sunny days, as well as stunning sunrises and sunsets. Here’s a few of our favorite Instagram photos from October. Don’t forget to tag us when you ride with us this month!… Read more »