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    Email  •   24-Hour Number  (616)456-3290
    Office Hours  7:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
    Office Address 50 Ottawa Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    The DASH
    Our Free Downtown Area Shuttle 
    The DASH Explained
    The Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) is a FREE bus service that provides Downtown workers and visitors with a convenient way to travel throughout the Downtown Grand Rapids area. We operate on a Park Once Model where you park once and DASH around town. Using DASH services helps cut down congestion and air pollution.

    DASH Service Locations
    Download the DASH Services Map (PDF). Our DASH bus stops are signed by the curb. Stand near the bus stop and wait for the DASH to arrive. They run every 7-8 minutes. 
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    DASH Service Hours

    Each of our DASH Bus operates from 6:30 am - 10:30 pm during the week (Monday through Friday). Our buses run every 8 minutes.
    DASH North Service Times 
    • Every 8 minutes 
    • Monday through Friday
    • 6:30 AM - 10:30 PM

    DASH West Service Times
    • Every 8 minutes 
    • Monday through Friday
    • 6:30 AM - 10:30 PM*
    * While the Downtown Market is open, service extends down Ionia.
    • Downtown Market Loop (8:00 AM - 8:30 PM).
    • Commerce Loop (6:30 AM - 8 AM  and 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM)

    Weekends Hours for ArtPrize
    Sept. 23 - Oct. 8, 2017
    Extended DASH West Service
    Saturday 6:30 am - 10 pm
    Sunday 12 pm - 8 pm
    Rosa Parks to Rumsey St. Venue 
    Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm  

    Silver Line Service Times
    • Monday through Friday
     Rush Hour - Every 10 Min.
     Midday - Every 20 Min.
     Evenings - Every 30 Min.
     Weekends - Every 30 Min.


    Live DASH Bus Tracking
    Have you ever thought, "Dude, where’s my bus?" You can view live feeds of bus locations online or by downloading the mobile app. 

    Check out the MyStop website's live locations with RapidConnect. Live feeds update bus locations in real time.
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    Mobile App 
    You can download the MyStop app and select RapidConnect for quick mobile access. 

    Silver Line's No Fare Zone
    We supplement the cost of the Silver Line in order to provide additional mobility options for our residents and visitors in the downtown area. Visit The Rapid's Silver Line webpage to learn more. Please note, the Silver Line route is only FARE FREE if you are riding the bus north of Wealthy Street.
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    Save Money with a Monthly Parking Card
    DASH lots range from $48 to $58 per month. ​What a deal! Park at the lot and ride the DASH into center city. Check out our Monthly Parking Card Availability WebpageTo get a monthly parking card, please contact Mobile GR & Parking Services Department at (616) 456-3290.​

    DA​SH West Route Lots
    Area 7
    Area 8 
    Area 9
    DASH North Route Lots
    Ionia Mason
    North Monroe
    Ionia North 

    Questions or Comments
    If you have any questions about DASH service, need more information, or want help with a parking problem, please call us at (616) 456-3751 or (616) 456-3290. Email DASH Comments to
    Silver Line or The Rapid Bus Pass Pricing
    A 31-Day Pass ($47)
    7-Day Pass ($16) (Best value w/ Unlimited & Consecutive Rides)
    For a Rap​id or Silver Line Bus Pass, please go to​​​​