Serving Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan and Kent Counties

The Rapid

300 Ellsworth Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Contact: Info Desk
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The Rapid operates fixed-route, demand-response, contracted service, and rideshare services for people in the greater Grand Rapids area. The Rapid is overseen by a 15-member board of directors that represent the six municipalities in The Rapid service area.

Wheelchair Lift: yes (600 lb weight limit)

Days and Hours of Operation: Weekdays: 5:00am – 11:30pm (service); 6:30am – 6:30pm (info) Saturdays: 6:30am – 10:00pm (service) Sundays: 7:00am – 7:00pm (service)

Geographical Area Served: Service area includes East Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Walker, and Wyoming. Contracted service area varies by contracting agency. All fixed-routes are open to the general public.


Who We Serve: Seniors, Medical, Youth, Work, Persons with Disabilities, General Public

How Much Notice is Necessary: 24 hours for demand response trips

Eligibility: Varies by program

Proof of Eligibility: Yes for ADA and discounted fares