Current detours, delays and other route updates:

Posted 11/22/19:
Santa Parade Detours Saturday, 11/23/19 8:00a-12:00p:

Route # 50 EB: PEW Campus (L) Pearl (L) Mt. Vernon (L) Slight left onto US 131 South (R) Exit at Market / Cherry. Stay Straight on Cherry (L) Ionia (R) Michigan to regular route.

Route # 50 WB: Michigan (L) Ottawa (L) Futon (R) Division (R) Oakes. Stay straight on Oakes to merge onto US 131 North (R) Exit at Pearl (L) Pearl (L) Mt. Vernon (L) PEW Campus to regular route.


Posted 11/21/19:
GVSU Break Bus Schedule Wednesday, 11/27 - Friday, 11/29. More information can be found on our Break Bus Service page.


Posted 11/21/19:
Route 50 Detour - 11/25/19 - 11/27/19: Route # 50 EB: Michigan (R) Prospect (L) Lyon (R) Lafayette (L) Michigan to regular route. Detour Flyer PDF

Posted 8/23/19 (updated 10/1/19):


  • Eastbound:
    Meijer – continue to use temporary stop east of Ferndale that was put in place in Spring 2019
    Walker Fire Station – use existing stop
    Bayberry – use existing stop
    Collindale – use existing stop
    Oakleigh – use existing stop
    Covell – use existing stop
    Garfield – use existing stop
    Seward Ramp - use existing stop
    Pew/EC – use existing stop
    DeVos Place – use existing stop
    CHS/RFH – use existing stop behind CHS as of 10/2/19
  • Westbound:
    Meijer – 9/27/19 - moved back to original location at traffic signal at Ferndale
    Walker Fire station – use existing stop
    Bayberry – use existing stop
    Collindale - use existing stop
    Oakleigh – use existing stop
    Covell – Move stop slightly west due to new station construction
    Garfield – Temp stop moved to east side of Garfield Intersection in front of Family Dollar Summer 2019
    Seward Ramp - use existing stop
    EC/Pew - use existing stop
    Monroe/Louis - use existing stop
    CHS/RFH – use existing stop behind CHS as of 10/2/19


Posted 8/19/19:

Fall 2019 Route 50 Bus Schedule now posted! Reminder that there are no GVSU buses running on Monday, September 2, 2019 - visit the "Holidays & Breaks" schedule page for more info.


Posted 5/28/19: 

Route 12/50 westbound bus stop at Fulton/Garfield is moving in front of Family Dollar on Wednesday, 5/29/19 (for duration of the Laker Line bus shelter at the old location). PDF map showing new stop location at Family Dollar.


Posted 4/16/19:

Route 50 temp bus stop move starting Wednesday, April 17: Due to Laker Line construction, the eastbound bus stop at Ferndale & Lake Michigan Dr (Meijer) will be moved east to the next driveway for duration of new bus stop construction.

What's new for Fall 2019?

Full service begins Monday, August 26, 2019.

Please note the following changes:

  • UPDATES FOR FALL 2019 - Allendale area changes:
    • New bus stations at Mackinac Hall and Kirkhof Center bus stops:
      • Kirkhof Center changes - the Rt 50 will stop at the main bus station and the Rts 37/48/85 will stop at the smaller station to the south (in front of Haas Performing Arts Center)
  • UPDATES FOR FALL 2019 - Grand Rapids area changes:
    • New bus stations along Route 50 to prepare for LakerLine in Fall 2020 - please use temp stations as directed at each stop as many of these will be under construction continuing throughout the year.
    • Route change near CHS/RFH (have been on detour most of Summer 2019) - Michigan, L on Lafayette [revert to former 50 bus stop at shelter behind CHS], L on Hastings, L on Coit, R on Michigan to existing route
      • The bus stop formerly located at the corner of the intersection of Michigan St NE and Lafayette Ave NE to moved back to the north side of CHS - access Raleigh J Finkelstein Hall and Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences at this stop.
  • Continuing from FALL 2018 - Grand Rapids area:
    • The bus stop at Bostwick/Michigan is now a "Westbound Only" stop
    • Route 50 bus stop no longer waits/rests at CHS, it now does so at the Pew stop (by Eberhard/DeVos Center)
      • There are separate Eastbound (to CHS/RFH) and Westbound (to Allendale) stops at the Pew stop (by EC/DEV) - the poles are labeled accordingly - make sure you get on the right bus!
    • Park & Ride Expansion - the parking areas at Walker Fire Station Park & Ride were expanded in Summer 2018. Please be courteous of the plaza businesses and park in the newer pavement area.