Sunday, November 27, 2022

Wave Transit to provide free rides to the polls

(Courtesy Wave Transit)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — With election season in full effect, Wave Transit will make it easier for constituents to head to their polling destination on Election Day.

The public transportation authority board voted unanimously to allow for “fare-free Tuesday” for all area riders. Services include the fixed-route bus, Paratransit, RideMICRO, UNCW Seahawk Shuttles, and the Port City Trolley. 

The routes will operate on normal schedules, while the Paratransit and RideMICRO passengers must plan their rides in advance. RideMICRO can be booked here.

The free rides are only accessible Nov. 8, though early voting opens Thursday, Oct. 20. To learn about the candidates seeking office in New Hanover County, click here for Port City Daily’s questionnaires and learn about their stances.

Further assistance with Wave rides can be accessed by calling (910) 343-0106 or emailing

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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