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Wilmington’s public transportation offers free rides on Earth Day

Wave Transit will offer free rides on Earth Day. (Port City Daily/Alexandria Sands)

WILMINGTON — The local transit authority has announced a day of free services in honor of Earth Day.

Wave Transit’s modes of service, including RideMICRO, fixed route bus, and Dial-A-Ride Transportation (DART), will be free to customers on Saturday, April 22.

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According to a release from Wave, the public transportation authority adds to decreased carbon emissions by keeping more drivers off the roads.

“Wave Transit is focused on sustainability, utilizing an all-CNG low emissions fleet, and operating LEED Certified facilities,” the release noted. 

Schedules for the public transit routes can be found here or by calling (910) 343-0106. 

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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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