Wave News

WAVE Transit hopes to replace its diesel buses by 2020

WAVE Transit has announced it plans to purchase nine compressed natural gas buses to replace its aging diesel vehicles. The Authority received $3.6 million in federal funding last week.  read more…
Port City Daily | April 10, 2018 | Johanna Ferebee

Wave Transit gets $3.6M grant to buy new natural gas buses

Wave Transit announced Monday that it had received a $3.6 million grant from the Federal Transit Authority to purchase nine compressed natural gas buses.  read more…
WECT | April 09, 2018 | Staff Report

Azalea Festival trolley route could become permanent service, expanding and connecting ‘downtown districts’

The free downtown trolley operated by WAVE operates on a limited route. During the Azalea Festival, an expanded route could pave the way for a permanent line that covers much more of the greater downtown Wilmington area.  read more…
Port City Daily | March 26, 2018 | Benjamin Schachtman

High Construction Bids Stall Development Of Downtown Transportation Center

The planned Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center downtown might take longer to complete than anticipated, as bids for construction were more costly than the current project budget, according to Albert Eby, executive director of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority.  read more…
Greater Wilmington Business Journal | March 26, 2018 | Christina Haley O’Neal

With roads jammed, officials look to mass transit for relief

But challenges, from political buy-in to public perception, remain to making non-motorized and public transport a viable option for much of the Cape Fear region.  read more…
Wilmington Star News | March 10, 2018 | Hunter Ingram and Makenzie Holland

Some Tourists Would Like to See Bus Route Added in Wrightsville Beach

Spring is right around the corner and soon Wrightsville Beach will be packed with tourists and parking will be limited.  read more…
Spectrum News | March 04, 2018 | Brandon Shope

Elderly residents can catch free rides to and from area senior centers on WAVE

WAVE transit connects senior residents to available resources, including free lunch and social programs thanks to federal funding.  read more…
Port City Daily | February 26, 2018 | Johanna Ferebee

Public transit offers limited options for beach-goers

One of the appeals of Coastal North Carolina is the proximity to the white sandy beaches.  read more…
Port City Daily | February 22, 2018 | Michael Praats

Wave Transit center moving forward

Wave Transit’s new multi-modal center is a step closer, with officials hoping the new Northside Downtown Transit Center will be open by the late summer.  read more…
Wilmington Star News | December 30, 2017 | Tim Buckland

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

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