Wave News

Wave Transit to educate riders of nearby grocers in response to fire

The fire that destroyed a grocery store is now leaving neighbors in a tough spot when it comes to having quick access to fresh groceries.  read more…
Wilmington Star News | May 03, 2018 | Brad Myers

Brakes applied to Wilmington’s downtown multi-modal center

A long-wanted new multi-modal center for Wave Transit ran into a delay when bids for the project came in higher than expected.  read more…
Wilmington Star News | April 30, 2018 | Tim Buckland

WAVE Transit hopes to replace its diesel buses by 2020

WAVE Transit has announced it plans to purchase nine compressed natural gas buses to replace its aging diesel vehicles. The Authority received $3.6 million in federal funding last week.  read more…
Port City Daily | April 10, 2018 | Johanna Ferebee

Wave Transit gets $3.6M grant to buy new natural gas buses

Wave Transit announced Monday that it had received a $3.6 million grant from the Federal Transit Authority to purchase nine compressed natural gas buses.  read more…
WECT | April 09, 2018 | Staff Report

Azalea Festival trolley route could become permanent service, expanding and connecting ‘downtown districts’

The free downtown trolley operated by WAVE operates on a limited route. During the Azalea Festival, an expanded route could pave the way for a permanent line that covers much more of the greater downtown Wilmington area.  read more…
Port City Daily | March 26, 2018 | Benjamin Schachtman

High Construction Bids Stall Development Of Downtown Transportation Center

The planned Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center downtown might take longer to complete than anticipated, as bids for construction were more costly than the current project budget, according to Albert Eby, executive director of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority.  read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | March 26, 2018 | Christina Haley O’Neal

With roads jammed, officials look to mass transit for relief

But challenges, from political buy-in to public perception, remain to making non-motorized and public transport a viable option for much of the Cape Fear region.  read more…
Wilmington Star News | March 10, 2018 | Hunter Ingram and Makenzie Holland

Some Tourists Would Like to See Bus Route Added in Wrightsville Beach

Spring is right around the corner and soon Wrightsville Beach will be packed with tourists and parking will be limited.  read more…
Spectrum News | March 04, 2018 | Brandon Shope

Elderly residents can catch free rides to and from area senior centers on WAVE

WAVE transit connects senior residents to available resources, including free lunch and social programs thanks to federal funding.  read more…
Port City Daily | February 26, 2018 | Johanna Ferebee

Public transit offers limited options for beach-goers

One of the appeals of Coastal North Carolina is the proximity to the white sandy beaches.  read more…
Port City Daily | February 22, 2018 | Michael Praats

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