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Shuttle service offered before and after Azalea Parade

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videoShuttle services are offered for the Azalea Festival Parade. Wave Transit is running their shuttle service from the Wells Fargo Bank at Independence Mall to the corner of 2nd and Dock Streets downtown. Service begins at 7 a.m. and runs until the parade begins. Full story...
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Council to fund part of Wave budget

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Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to fund part of the transit authority's operating budget. Full story...
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WIC, Wave feeling impacts of federal shutdown

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video The impact of the federal government shutdown continues to be felt locally. Today New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet let commissioners know that the county's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and Wave Transit are now being impacted thanks to a lack of federal funding for the programs. Full story...
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Wave to continue all routes through fiscal year

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video Wave Transit will not cut any of its routes... for now. County Commissioners, City Council and members of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Board met today to discuss funding. Full story...
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County, Wave Transit reschedule special meeting

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission and the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority have rescheduled a special meeting about Wave Transit originally scheduled for this week. Full story...
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CFCC students react to Wave Transit route cuts

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video Wave Transit held the first of two public hearings Wednesday on service reductions here in the Port City. Wave wants to eliminate 3 routes including one that runs through the heart of downtown. Full story...
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Approved budget would eliminate Wave bus routes

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videoThe authority that oversees Wave Transit voted Thursday to pass a budget that would eliminate bus routes to northern New Hanover County and to Pleasure Island. Full story...
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New Hanover County budget puts Wave routes at risk

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videoThe New Hanover County Historic Courthouse was standing-room-only during the New Hanover County Commissioners meeting Monday night. Representatives from groups requesting alterations in the 2013- 2014 fiscal year’s proposed budget filled the room, attempting convince the Board to make room in the county’s budget for their cause. Full story...
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Wave Transit to offer shuttles for Azalea Festival Parade

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In an effort to alleviate traffic congestion and ease parking concerns for the 2013 Azalea Festival Parade, Wave Transit will be providing express shuttles from Independence Mall to Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Wave makes changes, including route to Carolina Beach

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video Bus riders in Wilmington got to ride the wave for free today. Wave Transit offered free fares today to kick off the bus system's new routes, including one to Carolina Beach, but not everyone is happy about these changes. Full story...
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Wave adding new route to Leland in February

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video Folks traveling to Leland will soon have a new bus route to take. Wave transit has announced the new Brunswick County Connector will go into effect February 4. Full story...
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Catch a Wave to the polls

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There may be a threat of bad weather tomorrow, but at least in Wilmington transportation should not be a reason to keep you from the polls. Wave Transit wants to make sure you get out and vote tomorrow, so all buses on all routes will be free on Election Day. Full story...
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WAVE wants to raise rates 33% to salvage Sunday service

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In an effort to prevent the elimination of Sunday bus service, the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority is proposing a 33% increase on all of its fares. Current adult bus fares are $1.50 and the proposed increase would raise adult fares to $2.00. Full story...
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Wilmington OKs loading point for Amtrak bus service

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Amtrak may have found a loading point in Wilmington for its buses. The city of Wilmington has given Amtrak permission to use a downtown intersection for a bus stop after Wave Transit rebuffed a request from Amtrak to use Forden Station. Full story...
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No one hurt after Wave bus hits SUV

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A scary scene this afternoon at the intersection of Castle Hayne and North College Roads in New Hanover County. Highway Patrol says a SUV ran a stop sign, cutting off a Wave Transit bus. Full story...
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