Mobile GR

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What We Do

Mobile GR operates city-owned parking systems and works to provide safe, reliable, affordable, and diverse transportation options to support the City's economic and quality of life goals.

Social justice, economic development, and transportation depend on one another's success. We work together to improve the community's quality of life by getting more people to use active transportation. Mobile GR helps expand people's mobility choices by making it easier to take transit, walk, bike, carpool, or drive alone. 

Motu App Guide

Say hello to convenient street parking with Motu! You no longer have to plan or dig for coins. Just look for signs with the Motu logo, park, and pay right from your mobile phone. Motu has replaced ParkMobile as the official mobile app for street parking in Grand Rapids.

View Motu Guide


Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Discover the many options we have to fit any budget or activity. Our curated Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide serves as a menu of transportation and parking options. Learn how you can save money and reduce stress from heavy traffic!

View Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide


Parking Violation Resources

If you are looking for more information on parking tickets, look no further. We include information on parking regulations, the schedule of parking ticket fines, ways to pay your parking ticket, and more.

View Parking Violation Resources

Motu App Guide

Say hello to convenient street parking with Motu! You no longer have to plan or dig for coins. Just look for signs with the Motu logo, park, and pay right from your mobile phone. Motu has replaced ParkMobile as the official mobile app for street parking in Grand Rapids.

View Our Motu Guide


Residential Parking Permits

Are you looking for a permit for a Residential Parking Permit Zone? You're in the right place to get a parking permit for you or your guests!

Learn More and Apply


Traffic Calming Program

Are you looking to make your neighborhood streets safer? Learn more about our Traffic Calming Program and complete a Traffic Calming Application.

Learn More and Apply


Winter Preparedness Brief - 2018

It's easy to be unprepared for the cold and unpredictable weather of winter in Michigan.

View Winter Preparedness Brief


Parking Violation Resources

If you are looking for more information on parking tickets, look no further. We include information on parking regulations, the schedule of parking ticket fines, ways to pay your parking ticket, and more.

View Parking Violation Resources


Resident Permits and Requests

Are you looking for another permit or request for the City's attention? Visit our Resident Permits and Requests page to view all our available resident permit information and programs made available to our residents by request.

View Resident Permits and Requests


Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Discover the many options we have to fit any budget or activity. Our curated Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide serves as a menu of transportation and parking options. Learn how you can save money and reduce stress from heavy traffic!

View Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Commuter Incentives

Mobile GR provides many incentives for employers and their commuting employees. Visits our Commuter Incentives Guide for more information.

View Commuter Incentives Guide


Daily Visitor Validation Tickets

Do you want to offer free or discounted parking for your customers, visitors, or event attendees? Buy bulk validation tickets for your organization or business.

Request Daily Visitor Validation Tickets


Parking Violation Resources

If you are looking for more information on parking tickets, look no further. We include information on parking regulations, the schedule of parking ticket fines, ways to pay your parking ticket, and more.

View Parking Violation Resources


Business Owner Permits and Requests

Are you looking for another permit or request for the City's attention? Visit our Business Owner Permits and Requests page to view all our available business owner permit information and programs made available to business owners by request.

View Permits and Requests


Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Discover the many options we have to fit any budget or activity. Our curated Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide serves as a menu of transportation and parking options. Learn how you can save money and reduce stress from heavy traffic!

View Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide


Truck Route Resources

Mobile GR provides resources for navigating trucks through the city. View Truck Route Resources for more information.

View Truck Route Resources


Oversized Loads

Are you looking for a permit for an Oversized Load? Visit our Oversize Loads Permit and FAQs page to view information and apply for a permit.

View Permit and FAQs


Report a Problem

If you see an issue with a sign or a signal, you can report it using one of the forms here.

View Available Report Forms

Commuter Incentives

Mobile GR provides many incentives for employers and their commuting employees. Visits our Commuter Incentives Guide for more information.

View Commuter Incentives Guide


Monthly Parking Permits

Are you looking for a monthly parking permit in the downtown Grand Rapids area? Request a permit or get on our parking permit waiting list. 

Request a Monthly Permit


Parking Violation Resources

If you are looking for more information on parking tickets, look no further. We include information on parking regulations, the schedule of parking ticket fines, ways to pay your parking ticket, and more.

View Parking Violation Resources


Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Discover the many options we have to fit any budget or activity. Our curated Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide serves as a menu of transportation and parking options. Learn how you can save money and reduce stress from heavy traffic!

View Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Apply for Mobile GR's Event Marketing Program

If you're seeking funding partners for a free event or looking to provide transportation and mobility resources to your event attendees, apply for our annual Event Marketing Program.

Learn More and Apply


Event Coordinator Permits and Requests

Are you looking for another permit or request for the City's attention? Visit our Event Coordinator Permits and Requests page to view all our available permit information and programs made available to event coordinators by request.

View Permits and Requests


Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Discover the many options we have to fit any budget or activity. Our curated Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide serves as a menu of transportation and parking options. Learn how you can save money and reduce stress from heavy traffic!

View Downtown Mobility and Parking Guide

Shared Mobility

Our scooter share pilot launched September 30, 2020 to residents and visitors in Grand Rapids. Starting in greater downtown, the pilot will cover a 12-mile area. Options will include electric standing and seated scooters and e-bicycles. Find out more about the effort on our Shared Mobility page:

Shared Mobility


Grand Rapids Autonomous Vehicle Initiative (AVGR)

The Grand Rapids Autonomous Vehicle Initiative (AVGR) brings four electric shuttles to downtown streets this summer for a year pilot. A wheelchair accessible vehicle is also available on demand. The six-seat shuttles are here through January 2021. The shuttles are self-driving. However, they’ll always have an attendant when they’re on our streets. Find our more about the effort on our Autonomous Vehicle AVGR page:

Autonomous Vehicle AVGR


Bicycle Action Plan

Do you dream of safer and more comfortable bicycling in Grand Rapids? Take our survey, mark the map, and learn more about how we're building the future of Grand Rapids biking together. Find out more about the effort on our Bicycle Action Plan page:

Bicycle Action Plan


Bike Share Study Initiative

We are exploring how to expand our transportation options in the area. Bike share is one mode we are looking at to fill a transportation need. Find out more about the study on our Bike Share Study page:

Bike Share Study


Residential Parking Permit Program

Our neighborhood business districts are growing and this can cause parking challenges. We offer a residential parking permit program to focus on resident parking needs. Find out more about the program on our Residential Parking Permit page:

Residential Parking Permit Program



Mobile GR Commission

We're a citizen board, passionate about mobility in Grand Rapids. We make sure that all types of mobility are included in the City's vision. Think cars, bikes, public transit, and pedestrians. Learn more at our Mobile GR Commission page:

Mobile GR Commission