Routes & Schedules

Need a route for a specific bus? Trying to plan your journey?

Get all the information you need for our buses and shuttles right here.

Real Time Tracking

Never miss your bus again thanks to real time tracking. Updated automatically every 10 seconds, you can easily see where your bus is and when it will arrive.

Service Alerts

Construction on Front St. between Grace St and Chestnut St impacts Port City Trolley service. The Trolley stop at Front St and Chestnut St will not be served until construction is complete. Updates will be posted here.

Systemwide Service Improvements launched Sunday, July 3, 2022. View the project page for more info and view new service map.


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Community Outreach

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

Stuff the bus! Benefitting Mother Hubbard's Cupboard and Nourish NC. A banner showing a cartoon Wave Transit bus surrounded by boxes of donated canned goods.

‘Stuff-the-Bus’ to benefit Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard and Nourish NC. Our first annual food drive kicked off Monday, November 14 and will end the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 23. Bring canned goods and nonperishable foods to Padgett or Forden Station to donate to two organizations doing amazing work in our community.


Learn more and download shopping lists of ‘most needed’ items on our ‘Stuff-the-Bus’ page

More Outreach & Events

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 impact someone’s life with a tax deductible donation.

Public Notices

Notice of Public Meeting

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 12:30 pm EDT at Forden Station located at 505 Cando St., 28405.   A copy of the agenda will be made available prior to the meeting.

Members of the public can attend the meeting in person and virtually through the GoToMeeting platform.  The internet interface is available at the following URL: The meeting is also available via audio conference at: (312) 757-3121 | Access Code: 844-936-749. 

A public comment period limited to five (5) minutes per person will be offered at the meeting. For community members who wish to provide comment not in person, a hard copy comment form can be downloaded HERE. Completed forms must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 26 via e-mail to the following address: Comments can be provided in person or via written form. ADA accommodations will be provided upon request. Inquiries for ADA accommodations and general information about the meeting should be addressed by email to or by phone at (910) 343-0106 prior to the meeting.

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