Current detours, delays and other route updates:

9/3/2015: GVSU Game Day Football Parking and Transit Information

Football Fans

It will be a busy night and using public transportation is highly encouraged and FREE!   Route 50 will operate on a 6 to 10 minute frequency all night! 

There is free parking in downtown Grand Rapids on the Pew Campus.  You can access Route 50 on Fulton Street (at Mt. Vernon).  Fans can also park (for FREE) at the Standale Meijer and access Route 50 on Lake Michigan Drive (at Ferndale).

Football Fans can also park in Lot J or the Meadows Golf Course Practice Academy for FREE and ride the football shuttle to the game.  An internal campus shuttle bus will circulate between the parking areas from 3:30pm to 1:00am.  Click HERE for the shuttle Map.

The Irwin Priority Parking Lots will be open as normal.  Please do not park outside of designated areas. 

Faculty/Staff Parking Lots

Lot C East and Lot F will be open until noon; Lot G will be open until 4 p.m. Lots D1 and D3 will be open the entire day; Lot C West and Lot E will be closed the entire day.

Student Day Parking

Lot J will be available for commuters.  Lots H, K, D4 and D8 will be available.

Commuter students will be allowed in residential lots all day on this date only.

Student Evening Parking

Lot J, H, K, D4 and D8 will be available.   



Football Shuttle Info

What's new for Fall 2015?

Beginning August 23 (Transitions schedule), the university will initiate Route 50 and apartment shuttle improvements!!  Full fall service begins August 31.

Please note the following changes:

  • Route 50 will now extend to the Center for Health Science (CHS) building on Michigan Street in Grand Rapids.  The bus stop will be located on Lafayette Ave just north of CHS.  
  • Route 51 (Hill Dash) will no longer stop at CHS.
  • Route 50 will no longer stop at Rapid Central Station.  The new alignment will have multiple direct connections to Central Station via the Silver LineRoute 12 and Route 7.  
  • Route 50 will no longer pull into the Park and Ride behind the Walker Fire Station.  It will stop on Lake Michigan Drive at Kinney Ave (just east of the fire station).
  • The primary Route 50 stop in Grand Rapids (near the Richard M. DeVos Center) will move from Front Street (under US-131) to Fulton Street (under US-131).
  • Routes 37 and 48 will combine to form Route 85 on the weekends to provide increased apartment service.  Route 50 will continue to operate on weekends to connect Allendale and Grand Rapids.  

New Routing Begins August 23!

Fall 2015 Routing Poster