Get on Board…Ride the Wave!



 Get on Board…Ride the Wave!



 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.

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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!


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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.

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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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Service Alerts

Notification of Minor Service Interruption for Route 202

Due to roadway closures on Wrightsville Ave, Route 202 is unable to service the bus stop at Castle St. and Wrightsville Ave. (:45) until further notice.

Notification of Bus Stop Relocation – Market St. (EB) and Kerr Ave.

Due to roadway construction, the bus stop located on Market St. (EB) and Kerr Ave. (Food Lion) has been relocated to the other side of the Market St. Plaza driveway in front of the YMCA Express. The passenger amenities were removed but will be reinstalled once construction has concluded.





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

Valerie shares her experience Riding the Wave

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April 26
Attention: Until further notice, due to a street closure on Wrightsville Ave Past Kent Street, one stop will be mis…
April 26
Many thanks to @repshepard, @MayorBillSaffo, @jbforcommish, and @CityofWilm staff and @UNCWilmington professor, Dyl…
April 25
Attention: Due to road closure at 5th Street between Wooster and Dawson today, 4/25, between 8am and 4 pm, the foll…


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, April 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm in the Board Room at Forden Station, 505 Cando Street, Wilmington, NC 28405.  Click here for a copy of the meeting agenda.

Notice of Opportunity for a Public Hearing – Capital Improvements

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: 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 to view 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.