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The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority, operating as Wave Transit provides a variety of public transportation options to the citizens of the Cape Fear region, including fixed bus routes, shuttles, and a free downtown trolley. Our routes and schedules are designed for convenience and easy accessibility. Get on board and ride the Wave today.

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(910) 343-0106

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  There will be no Wave Transit service on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day  

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Notice of Public Meeting

A meeting of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm in the Board Room at Forden Station, 505 Cando Street, Wilmington, NC 28405. The meeting includes a public comment period for the community to address the Authority. An agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting. 

Notice of Public Hearing

Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute Section 159, Subchapter III, Article 3 of the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act, notice is hereby given that the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority (Wave Transit) will hold a public hearing for the purpose of allowing persons who wish to be heard on the proposed Fiscal Year 2016-2017 budget. The hearing will be conducted at the following address:

Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Forden Station

505 Cando Street

Wilmington, NC 28405

The date and time of the hearing will be: Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:00 pm The proposed budget is available at the following URL: Copies of the proposed budget will also be made available at the above address between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, with the exception of recognized holidays, for a period of not less than thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Accommodations for special needs individuals will be provided upon request. Inquiries for special needs accommodations and general information about the public hearing should be addressed to Kathy Williams, Board & Customer Relations Clerk, (910) 202-2050. The Budget Ordinance is tentatively scheduled for consideration by the Authority at its regular meeting on June 23, 2016. Additional information can be obtained by calling (910) 343-0106.

Notice of Opportunity for Public Hearing

Pursuant to the provisions of 49 CFR §5310 of Moving Ahead for Progress in the Twenty First Century (MAP-21), notice is hereby given that persons who wish to request a public hearing on the projects indicated in the link below must submit said request in writing to the following address:

 Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
Attention:  Megan Matheny, Director of Planning and Development
P.O. Box 12630
Wilmington, NC 28405-0130

If no requests are received within thirty (30) days from the publication of this notice, or Friday, June 24, 2016, the public hearing process will be considered complete, no public hearing will be deemed necessary, and the Proposed Program of Projects will become the Final Program of Projects. Click here for a complete list of projects. 

Frustrated by Causeway Construction?

Wave Transit offers hourly service to and from Northern Brunswick County via Route 204.Click here for the full schedule and a list of bus stops on the route.

Title VI Notification

The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority (Wave Transit) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participating in or denied the benefits of any the authority’s services on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or socioeconomic status as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Executive Order on Environmental Justice. Click on the links below for the Authority's comprehensive Title VI notifications in English and Spanish.

Title VI Notification-English
Title VI Notification-Spanish

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