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Welcome Aboard: What To Expect From Get On Board

Whether you’re a frequent rider, avid supporter, public transportation expert, or just curious about what’s going on at The Rapid, consider this blog the digital version of Rapid Central Station.

What To ExpectWelcome
Here at The Rapid, we’re dedicated to keeping you up to date on what’s going on both inside and outside of our organization. From the latest technology we’re utilizing to community, we want to make staying tuned into Rapid happenings easier and more convenient. This blog website acts as a long-form sister to Here you can find the latest news, direct insight from our Chief Executive Officer Peter Varga, community-focused stories, and events.

Your Voice Matters
We’re not here to do all of the talking. Conversation is powerful and we’re focused on generating chatter about our services, the community, and public transportation as a whole. We encourage you to post your thoughts, feedback, or insight in the “Leave A Comment” section of each post. Here you can engage with The Rapid staff and other readers.

We also want to hear your very own Rapid stories. Do you have a compelling story about how public transportation has impacted your life? What about a tale of finding your significant other or your favorite restaurant in town while riding with us? On the right side of our blog, you will find a link where you can submit a story of your own.

Do you want to know when we post something new? We’ll inform you if you decide to subscribe. Similar to our services, we hope you get on board regularly to stay up to date with us.

What types of information are you looking forward to learning about the most from us?

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.