Wave News

Buses should be rolling into Wave Transit’s new downtown Wilmington transfer station before the end of the year.

For years, Wave Transit has struggled with funding.   read more…
Wilmington Star News August 20, 2019 | Gareth McGrath

Despite increased budget, Wave Transit struggles with funding issues, covering enough ground

For years, Wave Transit has struggled with funding.   read more…
Port City Daily | June 28, 2019 | Michael Praats

WAVE Transit’s tenuous financial future in focus ahead of budget vote

On Thursday, the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority (CFPTA) will vote on its Fiscal Year 2020 budget amid ongoing concerns over the transit system’s finances.   read more…
WECT | June 25, 2019 | Emily Featherston

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

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