Get on Board…Ride the Wave!

Get on Board…Ride the Wave!

Click HERE for a Trolley Schedule

Get on Board…Ride the Wave!

Get on Board…Ride the Wave!

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.

 

Contact Us

Call, email, send a letter, message us via Facebook or Twitter, or stop by Forden Station. Customer Service representatives are available 7 days a week. Give us a call!

(910)-343-0106

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.

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.

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.

Service Alerts

  • On Saturday, March 16th from 10:30am to 1pm minor service interruptions due to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade will impact routes 203 (Trolley), 201, and 205. Routes 201 and 205 will not be able to service bus stops located at Front St. and Ann St. (:01) and (:54) during the parade. Route 203 (Trolley) will miss stops 2, 3, 4, 13, 14, and 15 during this time. Service will resume regular schedule at 1:00pm.
  • On Sunday, March 24th from 9am to 1pm minor service interruptions due to the Azalea Triathlon will impact routes 103 and 104. Click here for the stops impacted.
  • Due to roadway construction, Route 101 Princess Place is unable to service the bus stop 10106 located on Market St. (WB) and Kerr Ave. (:07) and (:39) until further notice. Customers are encouraged to use bus stop 10105 Market St. (WB) at Budgetel Inn (:06) and (:38) as an alternate until the bus stop is reinstated.

On Monday, October 15th, a new permanent route for the FREE Downtown Trolley was implemented. Tracking for the FREE Downtown Trolley is available via the Smartphone app or through the website. Click HERE for the New Downtown Trolley Schedule

 

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.

Enjoy your ride!


Community Center

Downtown Trolley Naming Contest

The community naming contest for the Downtown Trolley is now open! Submittals will be accepted March 1-31, 2019 and finalists will be announced in May 2019. Prizes will be awarded to finalists and a grand prize will be awarded to the winner of the naming contest. The winner will be selected by a community vote. A finalized brand will be developed around the name selected by the community. The revised brand will be unveiled with the arrival of the new trolley vehicles in Spring 2019.

Click HERE to submit your suggestion!

Did You Know…Wave Transit has a Foundation!  

The Making Waves Foundation, established in 2011, is an independent, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides free or heavily subsidized bus passes to local organizations that provide assistance to individuals who do not have access to affordable transportation. The Foundation also aids Wave Transit in raising funds to promote and improve public transportation in Southeastern North Carolina.

To date, the Making Waves Foundation has provided transportation assistance to over 23,000 of our neighbors in Southeastern North Carolina through grant awards to over 85 community organizations!

Watch the video below to learn more about the Foundation’s impact within our community!

*Please note that Ms. Matheny serves as Wave Transit’s Deputy Director instead of Mobility Manager.  

 

You can help others catch the Wave by making a donation today!

Click on the image below to help others catch the Wave!

 

New Route for the Free Downtown Trolley

Effective Monday, October 15th, the Downtown Trolley will have a new permanent route. Thank you to all those who gave input and helped to improve this service!

Click HERE or on the image below to view a schedule of the new route.

Valerie shares her experience Riding the Wave

Click on the image below to watch the video now!

Follow Wave on Social Media

March 19
Reminder: Hiring Fair tomorrow, 3/20 from 10am to 2pm!!! Stop by, meet our staff and find out if a career in… https://t.co/2uW7D5k67R
https://twitter.com/WaveTransitILM/status/1107991064412151808/
March 18
Downtown #Transit Center Update: The roof is up! Check out the "before" photo. Construction crews had to completely… https://t.co/khaqc9rRG3
https://twitter.com/WaveTransitILM/status/1107705583661133824/
March 15
Attn: On Sat, 3/26 from 10:30am to 1pm minor service interruptions due to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade will impact… https://t.co/jTvzV501YT
https://twitter.com/WaveTransitILM/status/1106615320293400576/

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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.

Click the icon below to see our outreach calendar!

 

 

 

Public Notices

Notice of Public Meeting

A meeting of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm in the Board Room at Forden Station, 505 Cando Street, Wilmington, NC 28405.  An agenda will be posted here approximately one week prior to the scheduled meeting.

Notice of Opportunity for Public Hearing

Pursuant to the provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, (Public Law 114-
94), 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: Heather Mercer, Grants & Compliance Coordinator
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.

Accessible Information

Website content and other resource material is available in alternate formats and will be provided upon request. Click the icon below to request information in an alternate format.