Free Trolley Refreshes Downtown Route

For visitors and locals alike, the free downtown trolley in Wilmington recently refreshed its route, offering access to more desired destinations. As a result, the Port City Trolley is providing riders with the ability to access major destination points along Nutt Street in downtown Wilmington. “It is only a two-block deviation from the original route, but opens up so much more access,” said Brianna D’Itri, mobility manager at Wave Transit.  read more…
Wilmington Business Journal | September 18, 2021 | Laura Moore

Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig Podcast

This show aired Friday, July 23rd, 2021 on 980 WAAV in Wilmington, NC. Guests include Congressman Mark Walker, Jimmy Tate with the Mt. Calvary Center for Leadership and Development, and Marie Parker with Wave Transit. read more…
WAAV – Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig | July 23, 2021 | Nick Craig

WAVE will cross the Cape Fear once again, just on a smaller scale

At Thursday’s Cape Fear Public Transit Authority (WAVE) meeting, the board took initial steps to bridge the Cape Fear River. Wave will soon be signing a contract with Moovit and Bus.com to run microtransit across New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender counties.  read more…
WHQR | July 22, 2021 | Kelly Kenoyer

Wave Transit brings rides on demand to you

Instead of walking to bus stops, a new Wave Transit Program will bring a ride to you. Taking a cue from ride share apps, Wave Transit’s Marie Parker says it will cater to those too far from normal bus routes with Microtransit, read more…

WWAY3 | July 14, 2021 | Peyton Furtado

The Newsroom: Wilmington Pride, Juneteenth, and a deep dive into WAVE

On this edition of The Newsroom, it’s a month of celebration — and a celebration of public transportation (or, at least, its potential). read more…
WHQR The Newsroom | June 18, 2021 | WHQR Staff

City, county ask Wave what it could become with $65M boost from sales tax, identifies $55M in trails

New Hanover County and City of Wilmington elected officials are on board with the idea of a quarter-cent sales tax that would generate $144-plus million over 10 years for public transportation.  read more…
Port City Daily| June 8, 2021 | Port City Daily Staff

NC: Wilmington City Council delays changes to WAVE transit system

Changes to Wilmington’s public transit system that were slated to take effect this summer have been officially delayed.   read more…
Mass Transit Mag | May 7, 2021 | Emma Dill

Transit Director Leads Adaptation

Wave Transit’s role in the community’s physical and economic well-being is something Wave’s new executive director, Marie Parker, wants residents to understand.   read more…
WilmingtonBiz | February 19, 2020 | Laura Moore

Wave’s new Executive Director talks route changes, TransPro, and future of the transit system

It’s been just over a year since New Hanover County leaders, and particularly County Chair Julia Olson-Boseman, pushed for a redesign of Wave. The county cited funding shortfalls,  read more…
WHQR Public Media | January 31, 2021 | Hannah Breisinger

Wave Transit could rebuild with reduced routes and ridership, new tax for city and county residents

A year after the city of Wilmington and New Hanover County passed concurrent resolutions to redesign the region’s transportation system, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority, operating as Wave Transit, is well into the process of rebuilding itself with fresh leadership, newly proposed routes and funding ideas.  read more…
Port City Daily | January 5, 2021 | Port City Daily Staff

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