Wave News

Will New Hanover County bail out WAVE or hand it over to Wilmington?

The Cape Fear Public Transit Authority — better know as Wave — has asked New Hanover County to implement a $7 vehicle registration fee to cover growing budget shortfalls.   read more…
Port City Daily | June 04, 2019 | Benjamin Schachtman

Are you willing to pay $7 to support Wave Transit?

Wave says it needs a dedicated funding source to maintain operations, asks for vehicle registration fee.   read more…
Wilmington Star News | April 25, 2019 | Adam Wagner

Transportation Panel Talks Growth, Change, Orange Cones

Improving transportation in Southeastern North Carolina requires long-range planning, competition for scarce funding, collaboration among agencies and determined advocacy from the public.   read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | March 12, 2019 | Jenny Callison

Shutdown Could put Brakes on Wave Transit Services, Multimodal Center Construction

A vital part of public transportation across the Cape Fear could cease unless federal dollars are restored.   read more…
WWAY | January 25, 2019 | Staff Report

WAVE Transit steers clear of service interruption, stays vigilant after deal is reached to end government shutdown

Albert Eby has worked in transportation for more than 30 years.   read more…
WECT | January 25, 2019 | Ben Smart

‘We’re done’: Shutdown strikes small, midsize and rural transit

The government shutdown is pushing some of the nation’s small, midsize and rural transit systems to an existential crisis, prompting bus agencies to scale back service, prepare for furloughs or even contemplate closing their doors entirely.   read more…
Politico | January 24, 2019 | Tanya Snyder

How could the gov’t shutdown impact Wave Transit?

The ongoing government shutdown could soon impact Wave Transit operations while also threatening the agency’s future, Executive Director Albert Eby warned in a recent letter.   read more…
Wilmington Star News | January 18, 2019 | Adam Wagner

Downtown Wilmington transit site under construction

Project on North Third Street to be finished by fall 2019.  read more…
Wilmington Star News | December 26, 2018 | Tim Buckland

City Breaks Ground on Long-Awaited Transit Center

It’s been in the works since the 1990s.  read more…
WWAY | November 13, 2018 | Staff Report

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

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