What is Wake Transit?
Wake County has more than a million residents, and that number grows by an estimated 67 people per day. With more people comes more traffic congestion. That's why Wake County voters chose in November 2016 to invest in the Wake Transit Plan with a half-cent transit-designated sales tax. Over the next 10 years, the Wake Transit Plan will triple countywide bus service, increase the number of routes running every 15 minutes or less and add bus rapid transit and commuter rail systems. See the entire plan here.
Those improvements will bring a transit stop within half a mile of 50 percent of the homes and 70 percent of the jobs in Wake County.
The Wake Transit Plan includes four “Big Moves” to:
- Connect the region.
- Connect all Wake County communities.
- Create frequent, reliable urban mobility.
- Enhance access to transit.
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