Persistent Voices Lead to DASH Route Improvements for Heartside Residents

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 11-30-2023 under NONPROFITS

The Downtown Area Shuttle, or DASH, is a system of small buses that are free to ride that connects key downtown Grand Rapids locations. DASH buses are funded by the City of Grand Rapids, the routes are managed by the city department called MobileGR...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-12-2023 under NEWS

New Traveling Exhibit Exploring the History, Impact of Jim Crow Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum Next Month On Monday, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) sent out a press release to announce that a new traveling exhibit will be coming to...

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Community updates: Thursday, April 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-29-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids releases proposed 2022 budget plan The City of Grand Rapids released its proposed budget plan for the 2022 fiscal year on Tuesday, relying on federal aid to help offset city revenue lost because of the pandemic. The plan...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 24 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-24-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

One day into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s issue of a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, the requiring of all Michigan residents and nonessential businesses to stay home unless necessary for sustaining or protective life has...

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'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...

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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...

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Summer picturesque kicks off with photo walk through city parks

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-08-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, July 22 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., The Rapidian will kick off its summer Picturesque photo contest with a photo tour of three City parks: Lincoln Park, Sullivan Field and the Sixth Street Bridge Park.  In collaboration with Friends of...

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City Commission year-end meeting covers multiple topics

by (mira477)

Submitted 12-21-2011 under NEWS

Large white fluffy snowflakes sprinkled the city streets as Mayor Heartwell and the Grand Rapids City Commission gathered for their last meeting of 2011 Tuesday night. The agenda was full of year-end discussion points. This included...

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Parking conflicts in the Heritage Hill neighborhood

by (lydiee)

Submitted 04-22-2010 under OPINION

Traffic confusion on the streets of the Heritage Hill neighborhood, located in downtown Grand Rapids, is at an all time high. Since the beginning of last September, the neighborhood's compacted, narrow streets have become congested. From early...

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