The Draft FY 2024 Wake Transit Work Plan

The Draft FY 2024 Wake Transit Work Plan allocates projected revenues to fund service-related projects and capital investments during the next Fiscal Year (FY) which runs from July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024. A total of $242.8 million is budgeted in the Draft Work Plan. The Operating Budget includes $39 million. The Capital Budget includes $203.8 million.

Highlights of Each

Operating Budget | $39 million

Highlights of Wake Transit’s Operating Budget include a projected $39 million in revenues and expenditures. Those resources are budgeted for operating projects, including new and improved transit services for the planning period of FY 2024-FY 2027 for GoCary, GoRaleigh, and GoTriangle. The Operating Budget focuses on improving and expanding bus services through a number of projects that increase frequencies, extend operating hours, and more. They include the following projects, as well as many others:

  • Implementation of Route 5 (Raleigh-Biltmore Hills): a new route operated by GoRaleigh
  • Increase frequency of service and hours of operation, including between the Regional Transit Center and Raleigh-Durham International airport with GoTriangle’s Route 100 (Raleigh-Durham)
  • Improve frequency of service and extend the hours of operation by shortening the travel path in downtown Raleigh for the GoTriangle Route 300 (Cary-Raleigh)
  • Improve the frequency of service and extend the hours of operation to all day with GoTriangle’s Route 305 (Holly Springs-Apex-Raleigh)
  • Increase Sunday service on selected routes with GoRaleigh and GoCary
  • Increase midday service on selected routes with GoCary
  • Improve the Weston Parkway Route with GoCary
  • Improve the Fuquay-Varina Express Route with GoRaleigh
  • Improve the Wake Coordinated Transportation Services: Rural and Elderly and Disabled with GoWakeAccess
  • Expand the Transportation Call Center with GoWake Access

Capital Budget | $203.8 million

The Wake Transit Program’s capital infrastructure is designed and planned to support a rapidly growing local bus network. This infrastructure includes vehicles and facilities. The Draft Work Plan includes budgeting for the acquisition of new vehicles and the implementation of capital improvements to transfer points, transit centers, park-and-ride lots, bus stops and sidewalks, bus maintenance facilities, street-side facilities, advanced technologies, and others. This includes the following projects, as well as many others:

  • Construct a new Paratransit Operations and Maintenance Facility to accommodate both GoRaleigh Access and GoWake Access
  • Replace the current GoCary Operations Center
  • Expand the Bus Operations & Maintenance Facility with GoTriangle
  • Improve bus stops with the City of Raleigh, including up to 27 standard stops and 1 high-volume stop. This includes improvements to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards and provide additional passenger amenities from benches to shelters
  • Improve, continue design, and construct bus stops with the Town of Cary
  • Improve park-and-ride facilities with GoTriangle
  • Design and construct bus stops with GoTriangle
  • Continue Phase II of a new Regional Transit Center (RTC) with GoTriangle, which consists of land acquisition, design, and construction
  • Improve technology investments

We are requesting feedback on the Draft Work Plan. Please provide your comments in one of the following ways:

  1. Email:
  2. U.S. Mail: GoTriangle, ATTN: Draft Work Plan & Wake Bus Plan, 4600 Emperor Blvd., Suite 100, Durham, NC 27703
  3. Text: FY24 to 73224 (charges may apply)
  4. Call: 855-925-2801 (toll-free) and enter code 4685 to leave a voicemail  or  919-485-RIDE (7433)
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