Bus Service

New Laker Line opens with enhancements, faster rides between campuses

Nearly 80 people gathered on Grand Valley's Pew Grand Rapids Campus August 24 to celebrate the opening of the new Laker Line.

Aug 24, 2020

Campus Drive to open July 22

Campus Drive is set to open for traffic beginning July 22, three weeks ahead of schedule. Campus Drive has been closed since May 6 for construction to prepare for The Rapid's new Laker Line. 

Jul 15, 2019

Laker Line receives federal funding, will offer more efficient travel between campuses

Grand Valley State University students and bus riders traveling between Allendale and Grand Rapids will have enhanced transportation options now that the Laker Line initiative has received federal funding. The new bus rapid transit (BRT) line will replace the current Route 50 connecting the Allendale Campus with the Pew Grand Rapids Campus and the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences on the Medical Mile. The Laker Line will run 16 larger, articulated buses that have seats for 60 passengers and can carry up to 80 to 90 pe

Feb 9, 2018

Parking and transit changes

Parking Services announced expanded parking and Transportation Services announced a few route changes.

Aug 25, 2017

GVSU again named a Best Workplace for Commuters

Grand Valley State University has again been named a "Best Workplace for Commuters" for 2017 by Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC). The university has received the designation each year since 2009.

Feb 9, 2017