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BIRMINGHAM-JEFFERSON COUNTY TRANSIT AUTHORITY LAUNCHES MAX-DIRECTAT PRESS CONFERENCE ON NOVEMBER 1, 2019 Innovative On-Demand Ride Share Service For Mountain Brook Customers Birmingham, AL (October 31, 2019) – The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) announces the launch of MAX-DIRECT, a flexible and dynamic on-demand microtransit shuttle which will service riders to Mountain Brook.  The new service, available beginning Monday, November 4, 2019, will replace two fixed routes, Route 502 Cherokee Bend and 504 Hermitage. Similar to a ride-hailing service, MAX-DIRECT uses a smartphone App for riders to schedule customized curb-to-curb microtransit trips. A smaller,SEE DETAILS <span class="mo...

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  For more information, contact:Becci Hart or Lauren BlandIntermark Group205.803.0000Rick JourneyCity of Birmingham205.478.4927 New Farmers Market to Open at BJCTA Central Station on October 30th Birmingham, AL (October 16, 2019) – The new Birmingham Central Market, which will be located at 1600 Morris Avenue and adjacent to the MAX Central Station, will open Wednesday, October 30, 2019 with an 11 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony. Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Executive Director Frank T. Martin will join Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, city councilors, community members and social service organizations for the grand opening.   Fresh vegetables,SEE DETAILS <sp...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information, contact:Becci Hart or Lauren BlandIntermark Group205.803.0000 New Buses Join Fleet of Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority  Birmingham, AL (September 30, 2019) – The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) today added 11 new fixed route buses to their fleet. The new 35-foot buses run on carbon natural gas (CNG) that minimizes harmful carbon deposits to the environment, which leads to a cleaner and more efficient engine. Six of the 11 buses were purchased from a $3.6 million competitive low emission, no emission award received by BJCTA in early 2016. TheSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-ima...

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