• Text Hover

Member Cities

Currently, MAX provides fixed route and demand response service (Paratransit) to various municipalities. The current service area is more than 200 square miles with a demand population base of nearly 400,000. The municipalities within the service area are Birmingham, Bessemer, Homewood, Mountain Brook, Midfield, Center Point, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Tarrant, Fairfield, Brighton, Lipscomb, Forestdale and Adamsville. Passenger trips and service miles are approximately three million (3,000,000) each annually.

Birmingham 
Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 212,237, and a metro population of 1,136,650. The city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Birmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement.
Hoover
The City of Hoover was incorporated in 1967. The population has grown to more than 83,000. It is the sixth largest city in the state of Alabama.
Bessemer 
Bessemer is located in The Birmingham-Hoover metropolitan area. Dollar General, U.S. Pipe and others have located facilities within our city. Where Bessemer once thrived through iron ore manufacturing, the city is now home to a diverse blend of industry and companies. With a mix of shopping, world-class restaurants, churches and recreational and entertainment attractions, Bessemer is a city on the move!
Homewood
Homewood is a city in southeastern Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It is a suburb of Birmingham, located on the other side of Red Mountain due south of the city center. Its estimated 2015 population is 25,708.
Mountain Brook
Mountain Brook is a town in southeastern Jefferson County, Alabama, United States and an upper middle-class suburb of Birmingham. Its estimated 2015 population is 20,691. The plans, by Boston-based landscape architect Warren H. Manning, called for estate-sized lots along winding scenic roads and denser commercial development centering on three picturesque “villages”: English Village, Mountain Brook Village and Crestline Village. Residential sections such as Cherokee Bend, Brookwood Forest, Overton, and Crestline have houses in a forest setting, with a recreational network of bridle paths.
Vestavia
As a community with very positive attributes such as its residents’ educational attainment, household incomes, and appreciating property values. Vestavia Hills has long enjoyed a healthy economy with a financially sound municipal government. Public-private partnership has been a key element of the City’s success.
Centerpoint
Center Point is a newly incorporated city and a former census-designated place in northeastern Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Birmingham metropolitan area. Center Point has a population of approximately 17,000 residents. Center Point is strategically located in central Alabama between Interstate 59 and Birmingham to the south, Gardendale and Fultondale to the West, Trussville to the East, and Pinson and Clay to the North.
Tarrant
Tarrant, incorporated in 1918, began with a city as industry as its center and reason for being. Today, industry continues to be the lifeblood of the city, spawning numerous residential and commercial opportunities for its citizens. Tarrant has developed all the necessary ingredients for industry to thrive. Among those include easy rail access, close proximity to major interstates and highways, nearness to a major airport, a solid and experienced labor force, a wide range of housing, land availability, all major utilities, and progressive leadership.
Midfield
Midfield is a town in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, located two miles south of the Birmingham suburb of Fairfield. It incorporated in 1953. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 5,365.
Fairfield
Fairfield is located on the west side of Jefferson County directly adjacent to the city of Birmingham founded in 1910 we were formally incorporated in 1919. Our motto is that we are in an older city moving in a new direction! We are proud to be the home of the state senator Doug Jones And Miles college. We also claim as a part of our heritage said celebrities as Willie Mays, the Controllers, George Lindsay in Cleveland Eaton just to name a few of our hometown heroes.
Brighton
Brighton was officially founded in 1892, when developer G.B. Edwards subdivided a tract of land and sold lots. It was named after an English resort coastal town. It was situated along a dummy railroad line built in 1889 by the Bessemer & Birmingham Railroad Company to connect those two growing industrial cities.  The Old Huntsville Road was renamed as Main Street and the city was incorporated in 1901. By that year, at least 100 families were living in Brighton. The town had a population of 1,502 by the 1910 census, with seventeen commercial establishments, including eight grocery stores.
Lipscomb
Lipscomb is a city in western Jefferson County, Alabama. It is part of the Birmingham, Alabama, metropolitan area. At the 2010 census the population was 2,210.

It does not have its own U.S. Post Office or ZIP code, instead sharing the Bessemer ZIP code (35020).
Forestdale
Forestdale is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It is north of the Birmingham city neighborhood of Ensley. At the 2010 census the population was 10,162.
Adamsville
Adamsville is a city in western Jefferson County, Alabama. It is north from the Birmingham suburb of Pleasant Grove. It initially incorporated in 1901 (although the 1910 U.S. Census stated 1900), but disincorporated in 1915. It later reincorporated in 1953.[4] According to the 2010 census, this town had a population of 4,522, down from its peak population of 4,965 in 2000.
X