Get motivated this Monday by learning about an organization doing good within our community! We’ve teamed up with FOX 17 Morning Mix to bring you bi-weekly segments to get you motivated and inspired. Did you know that hunger threatens one in eight of your neighbors? Feeding America West Michigan exists to ensure safe food is… Read more »
Monthly Archives: January 2018
Calling all car commuters! Gas prices are on the rise. In a recent gas price forecast from GasBuddy.com, it’s predicted that U.S. households will spend more on gas than they did previously in 2017. GasBuddy expects prices at the pump nationwide to average out to about $2.57 per gallon of regular gas and $2.70 per… Read more »
In Grand Rapids, New Destiny Pathways is filling the gap for young women that have aged out of foster care. This organization provides necessary housing, life skills training and so much more to young women in need throughout the community. Some children have bounced around in foster care their entire life. When they age out of… Read more »
The Rapid’s second bus rapid transit line is in the hands of a federal agency. On Tuesday, January 8, 2018, The Grand Rapids Press reported shared an update on the Laker Line. Funding for the 13-mile-long Laker Line was authorized in President Barack Obama’s last budget for fiscal 2017 – but The Rapid has yet to see… Read more »
At The Rapid, we know there’s more to the ride. In 2017, there was more than ever before. What a year! We launched a new transit improvement study, introduced The Wave e-fare system, began our transition to a compressed natural gas (CNG) bus fleet and so much more. Thank you for another great year!
Hello, 2018! Avoid cabin fear and welcome in the new year by getting out and exploring. Here are some events we can get you to this month: Andy Warhol’s American Icons at the Grand Rapids Art Museum Don’t miss this prestigious exhibition! Throughout January, visit the GRAM to take in Warhol’s celebration of America by… Read more »