$10 Million Wilmington Transit Center Construction Begins

Wilmington – Today, Delaware state and local officials celebrated the start of construction of the Wilmington Transit Center.

The $10 million dollar project is being constructed as part of a public-private partnership between DelDOT/DTC and Transit Center, LLC (Colonial Parking, EDiS Company, and Emory Hill Real Estate Services, Inc.), using 100% State and private funds and is expected to be completed in December 2019.

The new transit center, to be served by most bus routes in Wilmington, will have the capacity to have up to 10 buses stage at one time allowing bus layovers without blocking city streets. The center will offer customers a covered, a seated waiting area, real-time bus displays, ticket sales, WiFi, USB charging stations, restrooms, vending machines, and bike racks with a bike repair station.

Strategically located adjacent to Wilmington’s Rail Station, the transit center will provide convenient access to Amtrak, SEPTA, Greyhound/Trailways, and cabs. The center will also offer parking for rental cars, as well as public parking including electric car charging stations.

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