Numerous smart phone apps are available to make your travel more predictable and enjoyable. The tools linked below are all free to download and work well in metro Grand Rapids. If you're using a helpful app that you don't see listed here, please drop us a note and tell us about it.

Driving & Parking Apps

Downtown is easily accessible for people who drive and offers a variety of parking choices in ramps, lots and on-street spaces.

These apps will help you find your way and pay:

  • Motu (Google Play, App Store or via the web app) enables drivers to pay for metered on-street parking spaces by phone using a credit card.
  • GR Park (iPhone & Android) provides real-time parking location, pricing and availability in all publicly owned facilities.
  • Waze provides real-time traffic, construction and navigation information.

Transit Apps

The Rapid transit system provides an extensive bus network to get you to and from Downtown GR.

Several smart phone apps are available to help you find routes and stops, plan your trip and get real-time information:

Ridesharing Apps

Ridesharing is an easy way to arrange a one-way ride on short notice and let someone else do the driving.

Two proven real-time ridesharing services operate in Grand Rapids: