Monthly Archives: December 2017

Motivational Monday: Kids’ Food Basket

Kids' Food Basket

Did you know? One in five Michigan kids is affected by hunger. Kent County alone has 28,700 children that are considered “food insecure.” Kids’ Food Basket is leading the way to ensure that kids in our community don’t miss any meals. Each and every weekday Kids’ Food Basket and their many volunteers are serving children across… Read more »

The Rapid Ratifies New Labor Agreement with Bus Operators and Maintenance Workers

Rapid Central Station

On December 9, 2017, The Rapid Board announced it had reached agreement on a new three-year contract with the labor union representing the public transportation system’s bus operators and maintenance workers. The Rapid Board of Directors ratified the agreement during their monthly meeting this morning. That ratification followed the acceptance of the proposed agreement by voting… Read more »

Give the Gift of Transit

Give The Gift Of Transit

Hunting down the perfect gift for everyone on your list this season doesn’t have to be a hassle. We have something that your co-workers, friends and family members will love. Transit is the gift that keeps on giving! The Rapid offers a number of different fare types and purchase options to best meet your needs… Read more »

Transit-Friendly Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Transit-Friendly Holiday Events

Don’t let the unseasonable weather fool you. The holiday season is upon us! Get in a festive mood by partaking in all the holiday events that the Greater Grand Rapids area has to offer. There’s something in store for everyone! Whether you’re hoping to find the perfect gift for a loved one or bringing your… Read more »