On July 1, First Transit will begin management of Wave Transit, the transit system for Wilmington, N.C. The contract will provide the company with a three-year agreement, managing the 82 employees and 81 buses that transport more than 1.46 million passengers annually throughout the city. First Transit will manage Wave's fixed-route service to citizens within the city and surrounding neighborhoods.
"We look forward to providing this service and getting to know the community," said Chris Greenman, general manager, First Transit. "Our goal is to provide safe and reliable transportation service to our passengers, and we are excited about the many future possibilities this opportunity presents."
First Transit provides complete operations and transit management services as well as comprehensive preventative maintenance and inspection programs to meet customer transportation and budgetary needs.