Routes & Schedules

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Service Alerts

All Service is running as scheduled.

Service to the NHC Jail via Route 207 will be now be provided on a scheduled basis during the following hours: 6:00am, 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm and 8:00pm.  Service to the NHC Jail will be provided by request during the following hours: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm and 7:00pm.  Customers may request a pick-up during the deviated hours by calling (910) 343-0106.  Customers wishing to get off at this location should notify the driver upon boarding.

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Customer Service representatives are available 7 days a week. Give us a call!


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Real Time Tracking

Never miss your bus again thanks to real time tracking. Updated automatically every 30 seconds, you can easily see where your bus is and when it will arrive.
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Get Accessible Services

We provide a variety of services including Accessible Van Service (DART) , Travel Training, and Community Outreach to help everyone Connect to public transportation.
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Making Waves Foundation

This important foundation provides help to those who wouldn’t otherwise have access to transportation. You can change someone’s life with a tax deductible donation.
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Plan Your Trip

Where do you want to go today?

Wave Transit is committed to helping residents and visitors explore our beautiful area in safety and comfort.

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Community Outreach

Wave is YOUR public transportation provider!

We’re out in the community keeping you informed of available transportation, and getting your input to make sure our services reflect your needs.

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Public Notices

Notice of Public Meeting
A meeting of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm in the Board Room at Forden Station, 505 Cando Street, Wilmington, NC 28405.
The meeting will include a public comment period for the community to address the Authority.  An agenda will be posted approximately one week prior to the meeting date.

Notice of Opportunity for a Public Hearing
Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
Fiscal Year 2016 – 2017

Pursuant to the provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, (Public Law 114-94) and Appropriated under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 PL 114-113, notice is hereby given that persons who wish to request a public hearing on the following projects must submit said request in writing to the following address:

Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
Attention: Albert Eby, Executive Director
P.O. Box 12630
Wilmington, NC 28405-0130

If no requests are received within fifteen (15) days from the publication of this notice, 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 copy of the proposed program of projects.


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