Posts By: The Rapid

Bus Operator of the Month: May 2017

Bob O. of The Rapid

Each month, we have the opportunity of honoring a Rapid Bus Operator who has gone above and beyond in their job to keep the community moving. These bus operators are nominated by their peers and awarded by the Transportation Department for their hard work and dedication. Our Bus Operator of May 2017 is Bob O!… Read more »

Grand Rapids Sets New Record for 2017 Active Commute Week Participation

Active Commute Week

More Greater Grand Rapids employers and individuals than ever before have signed up to participate in the sixth annual Active Commute Week that begins Monday, June 12 and continues through Friday, June 16, The Rapid and the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition (GGRBC) announced today. Whether it’s cruising on a bicycle or hopping on the… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille for Year-Round Military Discounts

Brann's Steakhouse and Grille

Delicious meals and great hospitality aren’t the only things Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille serves up daily. Memorial Day may be over but veterans and active U.S. Military members can receive discounts every day when dining at Brann’s. Sizzling sirloin steaks, huge burgers and racks of ribs are just a few of the most loved item menus… Read more »

Places to Go: Festivals, Street Party and More this June

Local First Street Party Crowd

June is the month for festivals! Whether it’s a festival celebrating local art, Asian culture or just a street party, downtown Grand Rapids has it covered in the upcoming weeks. Warm weather is here to stay. This month, keep your calendar full with a variety of outdoor activities and festivals with excitement for the whole family…. Read more »

The Rapid Holds Job Fair to Recruit Bus Operators, Diesel Technicians and Administrative Staff

Rapid Central Station

Help keep your community moving! The Rapid is recruiting for several different job positions. We’re hosting a job fair to find exceptional candidates to join our award-winning team as bus operators, diesel technicians, tire technician and administrative assistant. The job fair will take place on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at… Read more »

Uber + Transit Collaborate to Benefit Rapid Riders

Uber App

Good news for Android Transit app users! Ride-sharing app Uber and real-time public transportation app Transit have collaborated to launch a new feature to benefit Rapid riders. Uber noticed many of its users are using the service in conjunction with public transportation.On Tuesday, May 16, Uber and Transit launched their collaborative effort to benefit those who… Read more »