Grand Valley State University has met the Standard of Excellence and is designated a Best Workplace for Commuters.  Transportation between and within the Pew Grand Rapids Campus and the Allendale Campus is easy, free, and convenient with the variety of shuttle service options available to all Grand Valley students, faculty and staff. Since initiating a contract with Grand Rapids, Michigan’s transit agency, The Rapid, in 2000, Allendale’s Grand Valley State University (GVSU) has seen its ridership grow every year.   GVSU offers  GreenRide, a service that matches carpool partners, bicycle and walking maps, secure bicycle parking, lunchtime shuttles, and park and ride options.