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Silver Line

The Rapid seeks partner for naming rights to the Silver Line

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 10-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

Michigan’s first bus rapid transit (BRT) line, currently known as the Silver Line, may be in for a name change. As of June 28, 2017, The Rapid Board approved selling the naming rights of the Silver Line as a fiscally responsible opportunity...

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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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The Rapid reports increased services, success for Silver Line

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

It’s been just over a year since The Rapid launched the Silver Line, Michigan’s first bus rapid transit (BRT) system. The Silver Line connects area suburbs to Grand Rapids to help commuters get downtown quickly. “The whole idea of...

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Mayor engages questions of local economic growth, public transportation on City Connection

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, with the start of the new Silver Line route on our city's public transportation bus system with The...

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The Automobile and Us - Part IV: Current efforts in GR to strengthen alternative transportation

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 04-27-2010 under OPINION

This is part four of a five part series in which we will explore the effects of the automobile on us as a population and on Grand Rapids. This part features an interview with Jack Hoffman, who represents Grand Rapids on the Rapid board. He also...

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