Wave News

Big changes ahead for WAVE’s downtown trolley, including new look, route, and fares

WAVE transit is overhauling nearly every aspect of the trolley, from the vehicles themselves to the route maps and even the ‘free trolley’ concept itself.  read more…
Port City Daily | August 07, 2018 | Staff Report

Bids Are In, Downtown Transportation Center Moves Forward

Construction on the Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center is set to move forward this year.  read more…
Wilmington Biz | August 03, 2018 | Christina Haley O’Neal

Wilmington’s massive public transit and freight rail project builds steam

Wilmington’s ambitious, multi-million-dollar rail realignment project continues to move forward, now drawing support from four counties, as well as state and federal representatives.  read more…
Port City Daily | July 12, 2018 | Benjamin Schachtman

With Potential Boost Of More Cash, Downtown Transportation Center Could Move Forward

A boost of an additional $2.2 million for the planned Multi-Modal Transportation Center in downtown Wilmington could move the project forward, if approved by the area’s regional transportation organization this week.  read more…
Wilmington Biz | June 25, 2018 | Christina Haley O’Neal

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…
Wilmington Biz | March 26, 2018 | Christina Haley O’Neal

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