Bus Route 50 - GVSU Campus Connector Weekday

Route Schedule & Frequency:

Fall/Winter Semesters:
Monday - Thursday: 6a - 1a
Friday: 6a - 6p (see Route 50 Weekend Connector after 6p)
DETAILED SCHEDULE FOR FALL 2014 
[PDF]

  • Weekday service frequency is approx 6 minutes during peak hours of 7a-6p (there will be a bus at the stop approx every 6 minutes)
  • Weekend service available via Route 50 Weekend Connector
  • "Exam Cram" extended bus service til 2a - available Wednesday prior to exams to Wednesday of exams (20 min frequency - last departure from KC at 2:10a).

Spring/Summer Semesters:
Monday - Thursday: 6:30a - 12a
Friday: 6:30a - 7p
DETAILED SCHEDULE FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2014 [pdf]

  • Weekday service frequency is every 20 minutes. 
  • No weekend service available during the Spring/Summer semester.
  • NOTE: when classes are not in session the bus is on a limited "Break Schedule". When the University is closed there is no GVSU bus service.
  • To find out where the bus is now, visit The Rapid's mobile site or download the "Laker Mobile" smartphone application.

 

 

Which schedule do I refer to?

"Fall / Winter Semesters" (in general, first day of class to end of exam week, with exceptions below)

  • "Break Service" (dates of Holidays/Break Service) to include:
    • FALL: Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Week, December Semester Break, Christmas Eve & Day, New Years Eve & Day and days prior to start of Winter Semester.
    • WINTER: Spring Break, Semester Break prior to start of Spring Semester

"Spring / Summer Semesters" (in general, first day of class to end of exam week, with exceptions below)

  • "Break Service" (dates of Holidays/Break Service) to include:
    • SPRING: Memorial Day Weekend
    • SUMMER: Independence Day Recess, Semester Break prior to start of Fall Semester

Route Maps:

ALLENDALE CAMPUS ROUTE MAP - CLICK HERE [PDF]
PEW CAMPUS ROUTE MAP - CLICK HERE [PDF]

Route Transfer Opportunities:

Featured Stops on this Route:

  • Rapid Central Station - transfer to any Rapid route and ride for free with your GVSU ID.
  • Pew Campus - Front Ave between Eberhard Center and DeVos Center, Lake Michigan Dr. at Seward Parking Ramp
  • Fulton & Garfield - walking distance from many of the homes on the Northwest side of Grand Rapids.
  • Lake Michigan Dr. & Covall shopping plaza - Big Apple Bagel, Rite Aid, BC Pizza, Snap Fitness, and Bank of America
  • Lake Michigan Dr. & Collindale - Family Fare and Speedway
  • Bayberry Apartments
  • Walker Fire Station is a park & ride stop. You can park your car in the lot and hop on the bus here!
  • Lake Michigan Dr. & Wilson Meijer is another park & ride location. Shopping plaza features Meijer, Panera Bread, Jet's Pizza, Chowhound Pets, Fifth-Third Bank and more. 
  • Allendale Campus bus stops at Mackinac Hall and the Kirkhof Center

"Route 50 By the Numbers" Infographic [PDF]

Detours/Construction on this Route

Page last modified August 27, 2014