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The Rapid’s 2018 Holiday Service

The Rapid's Holiday Service Schedule

We wish you a joyous holiday season! Here is our service schedule for the upcoming holidays:

CHRISTMAS EVE, MONDAY, DECEMBER 24

Radial service from Central Station

  • — The 5:45 pm and 6:15 pm lineups will be the last to depart Central Station;
  • — The 5:45 pm lineup (Routes 5, 6, 9 and 16) will operate their entire trip, terminating service when they arrive at Central Station at 7:05 pm (route 5 – 735P);
  • — The longer routes at the 6:15 pm lineup (Routes 1, 2, 4, 8, and 15) will deadhead back to the garage at the conclusion of their outbound trip;
  • — The shorter routes at the 6:15 pm lineup (Routes 3, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18) will operate their entire trip, terminating service when they arrive back at Central Station between 7:05 – 7:10 pm;
  • — The last trip on Route 17 will depart Woodland Mall 6:53 pm, terminating at Woodland Mall at 7:27 pm.
  • –The last trip on the Silver Line will depart Central Station at 6:30 pm. When it reaches the end of the line at 60th Street, it will deadhead back to the garage. The Silver Line bus that departs Central Station at 6:00 pm will operate its entire trip, terminating at Central Station at 7:10 pm.

University Service

  • — Route 50 (Campus Connector) will not be operating at all from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019;
  • — Route 60 (GRCC Sneden Shuttle) will not be in operation from December 17, 2018 through January 6, 2019;
  • — Route 100 (Ferris State) will not be in operation from December 17, 2018 through January 8, 2019;

Crosstown Service

  • — Route 19 will operate eastbound trips until terminating at 522 Plymouth (Spectrum parking lot) at 748P. The last westbound trip will terminate at Second / Stocking at 750P;
  • — Route 24 will operate eastbound trips until terminating at Woodland Mall at 6:42 pm. The last westbound trip will terminate at the Grandville Library at 6:48 pm;
  • — Route 28 will operate eastbound trips until terminating at Woodland Mall at 7:03 pm. The last westbound trip will terminate at 28th/Clyde Park at 7:17 pm;
  • — Route 44 will operate eastbound trips until terminating at Woodland Mall at 7:21 pm. The last westbound trip will terminate at the Rivertown Walmart at 7:03 pm;

DASH Service

  • — The last trip on DASH West will depart Area 9 on Seward at 7:30 pm until terminating at Area 9 at 7:51 pm.
  • — The last trip southbound on DASH North will depart Ionia / Leonard at 7:34 pm until terminating at the Downtown Market at 7:47 pm.
  • –The last northbound trip on DASH North will depart the Downtown Market at 7:34P until terminating at Ionia / Leonard at 7:47 pm.

CHRISTMAS DAY, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25

No buses will be in operation.

NEW YEAR’S EVE, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31

Again, GVSU Route 50 will not be in operation. All other routes will operate their normal schedules.

NEW YEAR’S DAY, TUESDAY, JANUARY 1

No buses will be in operation.

Written by The Rapid

The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership) is the authority that provides a variety of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. It is organized and operates under Michigan Public Act 196 of 1986.