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Tax increase to fund Wave Transit would have to be approved by residents

New Hanover County Commissioner Deb Hays is clarifying recent talk about a potential county tax increase to fund Wave Transit.

Wilmington discusses sales tax increase to fund Wave Transit improvements

The New Hanover County and Wilmington City Council held a joint session meeting this morning to discuss the possibility of a small sales tax increase to help fund city transportation. 

Man repurposes benches for elderly neighbors to use at bus stops

A Wilmington man is going out of his way to be a good neighbor, collecting and repurposing benches, and setting them out at bus stops.

Feedback wanted on plan to rebuild Wave Transit

Wave Transit is asking for your feedback on changes coming to bus services.

Dozens of residents use WAVE Transit for free rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites

The state announced in January that it would help pay for rides for people who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. WAVE Transit has released the number of residents who had taken advantage of the free service so far.

Wave Transit driver tests positive for COVID-19

Wave Transit confirms that one of its Dial-A-Ride drivers has tested positive for COVID-19.

WAVE Transit announces transportation assistance to COVID-19 vaccination sites

Wave Transit will begin providing free next-day transportation to designated vaccination distribution sites for community members with vaccination appointments effective Monday, January 25, 2021. 

North Carolina to help fund transit rides to and from COVID-19 vaccine sites

The NCDOT and the NCDHHS announced on Thursday that millions in Coronavirus Relief Funding is being distributed to local transit agencies across the state to help pay for rides for people who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Wave Transit discusses senior accessibility in virtual town meeting

Wave Transit held a virtual town hall meeting Thursday. It's been four years since the department opened the floor to public comment like this, all part of their plan to rebuild Wilmington's public transit system.

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