bus

Ride The Rapid to sip local during Cocktail Week GR

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 11-09-2016 under NEWS

Move over craft beer. It’s the craft cocktail’s time to shine. If you’re looking for an excuse to discover all Grand Rapids has to offer in terms of craft cocktails and spirits, Cocktail Week GR is for you. From November 9 - 20,...

[read more]

'Park Once' and get around downtown Grand Rapids

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Grand Rapids Economic Development Services Managing Director Kara Wood discusses the changes that have been made to our city’s parking and public transportation systems, in effect...

[read more]

Ride The Rapid to ArtPrize Eight

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

The transformation of downtown Grand Rapids into a giant art gallery is well underway. ArtPrize is almost here with opening day starting this Wednesday, September 21 running through October 9. And in ArtPrize’s eighth year as an event, there...

[read more]

The Rapid's education campaign "There's More to the Ride" earns national honor

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 09-19-2016 under NEWS

This past April, The Rapid launched a new campaign that informs the Greater Grand Rapids region about the merits of public transportation through simple, powerful, consistent, and, most importantly, positive messages about the experience. We're...

[read more]

The Rapid's new ad series tells riders' stories, benefits to community

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS

Paul Mackie, one of the nation’s foremost mass transit bloggers and the communications director of the Virginia-based nonprofit research organization Mobility Lab, recently posed this challenge to America’s public transportation industry...

[read more]

Keep GR moving: Modern mobility strategy designed to build stronger city

by (Andy Guy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The traffic congestion choking rival cities like Austin, Texas is no problem here in uber-accessible Grand Rapids. We cherish and celebrate the "get anywhere in 20-30 minutes" fact of West Michigan living. Our opportunity and...

[read more]

Catalyst Radio: Buses By The Beach festival benefits Phoenix Society For Burn Survivors

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-18-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about a music festival Memorial Day Weekend hosted by the local Volkswagen van organization Buses By The...

[read more]

Gaming on board: party provider expands services with Ultimate Gaming Bus

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Brian Mosby is in the entertainment business. He caters to families and children of all ages. After three years in the business and working mostly with younger children providing inflatable bounce houses and slides, face painting and dunk tanks,...

[read more]

Bus Stop Stories showcase local resident experiences on public transportation

by (peoplewd)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

Disability Advocates of Kent County (DAKC), Tommy Allen Creative and Friends of Transit, the local transit advocacy team, are excited to share new videos of lively, poignant, and comic reflections on The Rapid’s new BRT Silver Line debut in...

[read more]

ArtPrize and The Rapid partner to offer cost-effective transportation

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 09-10-2012 under NEWS

ArtPrize and The Rapid will be joining forces to again offer ArtPrize-goers an alternative to parking downtown for the event. For five dollars, you can purchase two wristbands that permit two riders on any of the shuttles that run from seven area...

[read more]

Browse