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The little project that could? Rail realignment could transform the region, for a price

The rail realignment project is an ambitious plan to replace the city’s commercial freight line with public transportation, while rerouting rail service to the Port of Wilmington across the Cape Fear River.  read more…
Port City Daily | December 11, 2017 | Benjamin Schachtman

As city grows, WAVE transit coordinates with developers, City of Wilmington

As Wilmington’s population continues to grow, WAVE Transit says it is increasing communication with both the city and developers to improve bus stop locations and rider experience.  read more…
WECT | August 14, 2017 | Staff Reporter

LIVE LOCAL, LIVE SMALL: How to help Wilmington grow and create a safer community that serves everyone

Mentioning Wilmington’s public transportation system at a party is the equivalent of bringing up the U.S. spy plane that China captured in 2001: Suddenly, everyone is an armchair expert on international law—though, they hadn’t really thought much about it until the day after the incident hit the news.  read more…
Encore Magazine | July 25, 2017 | Staff Reporter

As demand for bus ads increase, so do WAVE’s opportunities to improve service 

You may have been there – stuck in the infamous Wilmington traffic, moseying a car down Military Cutoff Road when out of nowhere, a giant billboard rolls past in the form of a Wave Transit bus. While the ads are important to the company promoting its product, these advertisements are also helping the residents of New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington. read more…
Port City Daily | July 08, 2017 | Michael Praats

Northside Wave Transit center moving forward

The first piece of the long-discussed transportation hub on Wilmington’s Northside could finally open its doors in 2018. read more…
Star News | July 04, 2017 | Hunter Ingram

Wave Transit to offer discount for veterans, adding service to ILM

Wave Transit will soon offer service to Wilmington’s airport as well as a discount for veterans. read more…
WECT | June 28, 2017 | WECT Staff

Design Plans For Downtown Transportation Center Revealed

Conceptual drawings for the long-discussed Wilmington Multi-modal Transportation Center in downtown Wilmington were recently revealed during a stakeholder meeting at the Brooklyn Arts Center on Wednesday. read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | May 19, 2017 | Christina Haley O’Neal

WAVE provides peek at new transportation hub

A downtown Wilmington area that has abandoned buildings and open space now is getting closer to becoming a transportation hub. read more…
Port City Daily | May 09, 2017 | Benjamin Schachtman

This ambitious railway plan could reshape Wilmington. It could also cost a billion dollars

Wait staff everywhere know, it’s all fun and games until it comes time to bring out the check. It’s no easy task, especially if the bill is for a billion dollars. read more…
Port City Daily | May 09, 2017 | Benjamin Schachtman

Wave Transit Adds Airport To Route, Copes With Long-term Funding Issue

Wave Transit plans to modify an existing bus route to provide service to Wilmington International Airport, while at the same time officials are studying ways to cope with a projected Wave capital funding shortfall of nearly $2 million in the future.  read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | April 07, 2017 | Cece Nunn

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