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Birmingham Begins Rapid Bus Transit, Connects East-West Sides of City

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Myron Reed, who has been a bus operator for the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) for almost seven years, said...

Birmingham Xpress, Alabama’s First Bus Rapid Transit, to Begin Sept. ...

birminghamal.gov The Birmingham Xpress, Alabama’s first bus rapid transit system, will begin service next week, Thursday, September 22. The service, which provides rail-like efficiency with...

Birmingham’s MAX Transit Receives $14M for Eco-Friendly Buses

The Birmingham Times The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority has been awarded nearly $14 million for a new maintenance facility and new, low- and zero-emissions buses,...

Why Spectators Should ‘Ride the Line’ to Best Enjoy the TWG,...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times On Tuesday, two days before the start of The World Games TWG 2022, city and transit leaders showcased the “Ride...

Why Birmingham’s Rapid Transit System Won’t Be Running By The World...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Xpress bus rapid transit (BRT) system, which will serve an east-west corridor across the city, will not be...

Millions in Transit Funding Headed to Alabama, Rep. Sewell Announces

Christopher Kosteva house.gov U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced this week that the first round of new federal transit funding under the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law...

MAX Gets New Leader as City Council Adds Cash for Bus...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times On Monday, the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority’s Board of Directors named Charlotte Shaw as the agency’s next chief executive...

Birmingham begins work on rapid bus transit system, first in Alabama 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Local, city and state leaders on Friday announced the first phase of the Birmingham Xpress Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system...

BJCTA Fares to Increase; Many Not Pleased

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority’s (BJCTA) plans to increase fares and cut some routes beginning in September and some...
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Interim MAX transit director on partnering with UAB

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Frank Martin, Interim Director of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA), last month spoke during a two-hour meeting held by the...

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