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West Michigan Rideshare—Your Commuting Solution, Powered By The Rapid

Do you want to save money on gas and help the environment? West Michigan Rideshare can help you! Residents of Kent, Ottawa, and Allegan county have access to a number of programs that can improve their commutes.

Use our matchmaker to find Carpooling or Bike Pooling groups. Find out if you qualify for Vanpooling. Secure a Guaranteed Ride Home in case of emergency. Improve your commute with West Michigan Rideshare!

Solutions for Commuters

Employers in West Michigan can offer their own rideshare program, making it easier to find and retain talent. There are countless benefits of an employee rideshare program, and working with WMrideshare makes it easy to implement! Find out more below. 

Solutions For Employers

West Michigan Rideshare is a service administered by The Rapid, a provider of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. 

The Benefits of Ridesharing

  • Save Money; Calculate Your Savings
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Less Parking and Overcrowding
  • More Time for Riders to Prepare for Their Day
  • Helps Employee Recruitment and Retention
  • Socialize with Others on Your Commute

How Does WMRideshare Help Me Find A Ride?

West Michigan Rideshare is a voluntary database of people just like you, looking for or offering carpool services. When you enter your information into WMRideshare you are matched with people who have a similar commute—then you decide if you’d like to contact them.

Next just locate a mutual meeting spot and start ridesharing, easy as that!

Our rideshare database is always free to use, and you have total control over how your information is shared. We never share, sell, or trade any of the data you provide. 

Guaranteed Ride Home

Has the thought of getting stranded ever stopped you from carpooling to work? Our Guaranteed Ride Home program takes the uncertainty out of biking, carpooling, or taking the bus to work. Get a free taxi or rental car for qualifying emergencies. Find out how you can get a Guaranteed Ride Home—and never worry about getting stuck on your commute again!

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Active Commute Week

Active Commute Week is a community-wide initiative to encourage the widespread use of alternative modes of transportation. Whether you’re biking to work, riding the bus to the grocery store, or carpooling to lunch—you can log your “green trips” and see how much you’re reducing your carbon footprint in Grand Rapids! Go head-to-head with your friends, family, and coworkers in a friendly competition where everyone wins. Help us bring awareness to alternative modes of transport in this fun and educational week.

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West Michigan Rideshare covers anyone who works or lives in the cities of Allegan, Cedar Springs, Coopersville, Douglas, East Grand Rapids, Fennville, Ferrysburg, Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Holland, Hudsonville, Kentwood, Lowell, Otsego, Plainwell, Rockford, Saugatuck, South Haven, Walker, Wayland, Wyoming, and Zeeland.