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More Chances Today to Discuss "Laker Line" With The Rapid's Leaders

 
Posted April 17th, 2014 @ 9:25am by John C. Smith, WOOD Radio News Team

The work to upgrade "The Rapid's" Campus Connector #50 is the focus of the second phase of the "Laker Line" study today.

Officials of the regional transit system will be in Standale, Allendale and downtown Grand Rapids from mid-morning into the evening, taking input on possibilities for this bus line. More than 12,000 people travel daily between the main Grand Valley State campus in Allendale and the University's various facilities in downtown Grand Rapids.

The session at the Walker Fire Station on Lake Michigan Drive in Standale wraps up at 11:00 a.m. From Noon to 2 p.m., the discussion's centered at the Kirkhof Center on GVSU's Allendale Campus.  The final meeting is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Rapid Central Station in downtown GR. Among the objectives of this study is to identify "an investment strategy that simultaneously meets future mobility needs, supports economic growth in the corridor, and delivers environmental benefits."

 

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