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Transportation Information

Getting to a Shuttle Stop

The shuttle bus service only provides transportation between the route's four stops (Rapid Central Station, Cedar Springs Meijer, and the Science Building and Bond Circle at Ferris' Big Rapids campus). Riders are responsible for traveling to shuttle bus departure points and from shuttle bus arrival points to final destinations.

For example, a rider who wishes to use shuttle bus service from Grand Rapids to Big Rapids is responsible for traveling from home to the departure point at The Rapid Central Station, from the arrival point at the Science Building to his or her class location on campus, back from that location to the departure point at the Science Building, and then from The Rapid Central Station back to his or her home.

The Rapid website at provides many details, including routes and fares. Riders are encouraged to visit The Rapid website for information pertaining to fares, routes and maps, nearest stops, trip planning, and rider alerts.

The trip planning page allows riders to enter address information for their points of origin and destination, for which the site will return suggested detailed route information, including walking or riding times. The riding route detail includes bus identification and stop location.