Posts By: The Rapid

Women of The Rapid

Women of The Rapid

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating the hardworking, dedicated women who keep the Greater Grand Rapids community moving through a portrait series. These women are the friendly smile when boarding the bus, the voice on the radio helping to navigate an emergency detour, and the hands on the wheel.  The Rapid’s Transportation team… Read more »

Bus Operator of the Month: February 2019

Bus Operator of the Month

Each month, we honor a Rapid Bus Operator for going above and beyond in their work. The winners are nominated by their peers and awarded by the Transportation Department for their hard work and dedication. Our Bus Operator of February 2019 is Kendra T.! Here’s what she had to share with us: HOW LONG HAVE YOU… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Events Throughout March 2019

March 2019 Events

Spring is just around the corner. Spend your last few days of winter enjoying these events in and around Grand Rapids. West Michigan Home & Garden Show Whether you’re looking for home improvement ideas, or just a weekend out of the house the Home & Garden Show will have something for you. Held at the… Read more »

Bus Operator of the Month: January 2019

Bus Operator of The Month

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 January 2019 is LaCheree T! Here’s… Read more »

The Rapid’s Outstanding Employees of 2018

Employees of the Year 2018

Each January, we gather to acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of our employees. We recognize the year’s most exceptional administrative employee, technician and bus operator. This year, we’re proud to announce The Rapid’s 2018 Employees of the Year. Dennis H. – Technician of the Year Sidney W. – Bus Operator of the Year  Emily S…. Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Events Throughout January 2019

January 2019 Events

Hello, 2019! 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: Funniest Person in Grand Rapids (Week 1) Are you the funniest person in Grand Rapids? Dr. Grin’s Comedy Club is hosting a competition on Jan. 2 at 8… Read more »

The Rapid’s 2018 Year in Review

2018 Year in Review

What a year we’ve had. Looking back, we’ve had a number of high notes in 2018. We welcome a new CEO, launched our new fare payment system, partnered with the City of Grand Rapids and Spectrum Health to relaunch Route 19, add more CNG vehicles to our fleet and so much more. Thank you to… Read more »