Wave Transit In the News

Deep Dive: Leland, Brunswick County just defunded Wave’s Brunswick Connector. What went wrong?

After 16 years in service, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will soon no longer have the funds necessary to continue running a route that connects Wilmington to Brunswick County.  read more…
Port City Daily | May 21, 2020 | Johanna F. Still

From goody-two-shoes to pariah: How coronavirus is changing public transportation

Transit systems are forced to rethink as riders flee.  read more…
Politico | May 19, 2020 | Tanya Snyder

Brunswick Co. Commissioners vote not to fund WAVE Transit route for FY21

Brunswick County Commissioners on Monday night chose not to spend $32,072 on the Brunswick Connector, the WAVE Transit route that reaches into the northern part of their county through Leland and Navassa. The vote against the funding request was unanimous.  read more…
WECT | May 18, 2020 | Jon Evans

WAVE’s Brunswick Connector route could be in trouble after Leland pulls funding

WAVE Route 204, known as the Brunswick Connector, is the only fixed route the transit system provides that reaches into Brunswick County.  read more…
WECT | May 14, 2020 | Emily Featherston

Wave Transit Picks Up $6.8M In Federal Funding

The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority has been awarded more than $6.8 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020, according to an announcement Monday.  read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | April 20, 2020 | Cece Nunn

Wave Transit awarded nearly $7M in federal funding from the CARES Act

The Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority was awarded nearly $7 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.  read more…
WECT | April 20, 2020 | Staff Report

Poor, essential and on the bus: Coronavirus puts public transportation riders at risk

Sisters Trinity and Kiki Williams looked around the crowded bus stop as the #15 bus rumbled down Colfax Avenue toward them.  read more…
USA Today | April 15, 2020 | Trevor Hughes

Wilmington Multimodal Transportation Center, Laura W. Padgett Station

The new Wilmington Multimodal Transportation Center, Laura W. Padgett Station was opened Friday during a dedication ceremony in downtown Wilmington.  read more…
Wilmington Star News | January 17, 2020 | Staff Report

A Wave Of Woes

Wave Transit is ending the year with two major capital projects complete: a $6.1 million multimodal transportation center and replacement of its aging downtown trolleys.  read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | December 06, 2019 | Christina Haley O’Neal

Brunswick County Could Request A Seat On Wave Board

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners might be seeking county representation on the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority board.  read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | December 02, 2019 | Christina Haley O’Neal

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