Get on Board...Ride the Wave

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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2016-2017 Seahawk Shuttle Service 
Shuttle service for the 2016-2017 UNCW academic year will resume on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.  Please visit the 'Routes' page for a service map and a complete listing of shuttle stops. 

Notification of Minor Service Interruption for Route 205 and Route 209
Due to construction at New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Zimmer Cancer Center, Route 205 and Route 209 will bot be able to service this stop beginning on Monday, August 22, 2016. Click here for further details and a list of alternate stops. 

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Wave Transit Offers Community Grant Funding Opportunity 
Wave Transit is offering a funding opportunity for nonprofits, government agencies, and private transportation providers. As part of a new transportation program for people age 65 and older and individuals with disabilities, Wave Transit is offering community grants to eligible organizations with transportation needs for people age 65 and older and individuals with disabilities within the Cape Fear Region. Please refer to the following dates associated with this funding opportunity:
July 25 - Application Period Opens
August 3 - Wave Transit to Conduct Project Application Workshop 
September 21 - Application Submission Deadline  
Click here for a copy of the Project Application
Click here for a copy of the approved Program Management Plan
Please contact Vanessa Lacer via e-mail at: or by phone at: 910.202.2045 for details on the time and location of the Program Application Workshop. 

Wave Transit is Requesting Feedback on New Transportation Grant 
Wave Transit is starting a new transportation program for individuals 65 and older and individuals with disabilities.  We need your input to identify the transportation needs for these demographics within our community. Provide your feedback by clicking on the link to our survey:
Notice of Public Meeting

A meeting of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will be held on Thursday, August 25, 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 for the meeting is available by clicking here.    

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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