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August 8, 2011

Mich. university, The Rapid partner for commuter service

The primary purpose of providing the new bus service is to make it easier for current and prospective students from the Grand Rapids area to enroll at Ferris State University's Big Rapids campus.


May 9, 2011

Michigan’s Ferris State U. to pilot bus service

After research recently conducted by a Ferris task force yielded sufficient interest from students, prospective students and faculty, the university will move forward with The Rapid bus service to the main campus in Big Rapids.


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