Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority

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Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority
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Founded 1972
Headquarters 1735 Morris Ave
Locale Birmingham, Alabama
Service area Jefferson County, Alabama
Service type bus service
Routes 31 fixed routes
Fleet 56 standard buses
Fuel type Diesel
Website http://www.bjcta.org

Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) is the public transportation operator in the city of Birmingham, Alabama. Created in 1972 to take over transit operations from private operators, it operates 109 buses on 38 routes. It also operates paratransit and "vintage trolley" (trolley-replica bus) services.

General information[edit]

BJCTA operated under the branding MAX, or Metro Area Express.(BJCTA) BJCTA provides fixed route and paratransit service to a service area of more than 200 square miles with a demand population base of nearly 400,000. The service area includes Birmingham, Bessemer, Fairfield, Homewood, Mountain Brook, Hoover, and Vestavia Hills. BJCTA carries out its commitment to air quality and pollution control by operating only CNG buses. BJCTA Hours of Operation Buses Monday – Friday 5:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. (CST) Weekend & Holidays 5:00 A.M. – 12:30 A.M. (CST) Frequency Bus times vary on individual routes. Please call customer information at 205-521-0101 for details or check the schedule for your route. No Sunday service.

Fare prices 1.25 adult one way

1.50 two hour pass

0.60 disabled/medicare card holders/seniors citizens

0.80 student fare k-12

3.00 all day pass

1.50 all day pass disabled/medicare card holders/seniors citizens

44.00 mothly pass adult

36.00 college student monthly pass

25.00 student k-12 monthly pass

21.00 disabled/medicare card holder/senior citizens monthly pass


Paratransit (VIP) Hours of Operation Buses/Vans Monday – Friday 5:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. (CST) Paratransit Service is a shared-ride service using both Buses and Vans to accommodate its customer. No Sunday service for VIP/Paratransit.

Central Station Ticket Counter Hours of Operation Office Hours Monday – Saturday: 6:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. (CST) Sunday: Office is closed

Customer Information Center Hours of Operation

(Routes, Schedules and Trip Planning Assistance) Office Hours Monday – Saturday: 6:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. (CST) Sunday: Office is closed

Fixed routes[edit]

  • 1 South Bessemer/UAB Medical West/Wal-Mart
  • 1 South Bessemer Express
  • 3 Jefferson/Wenonah
  • 5 Ensley/Wylam
  • 6 Pratt/Ensley
  • 8 Sixth Avenue South
  • 12 Highland Avenue
  • 14 Palisades/Barbara Court
  • 17 Century Plaza/Eastwood Mall
  • 18 Fountain Heights
  • 20 Zion City/Airport
  • 22 Tarrant City/Inglenook
  • 23 North Birmingham/Collegeville
  • 25 Center Point/Jefferson State
  • 26 Jefferson State
  • 28 South Eastlake/Roebuck Shopping Center
  • 31 Hwy 31 Limited Stop
  • 38 Graymont/Ensley
  • 39 Homewood/Wildwood
  • 40 Fairmont/Hooper City
  • 41 Fairfield/Western Hills Mall
  • 42 Homewood/Brookwood Mall
  • 43 Birmingham Zoo
  • 44 Montclair
  • 45 Bessemer/Jonesboro
  • 45 Express/Western Hills Mall
  • 48 South Powderly
  • 50 Mountain Brook/Cherokee Bend
  • 50 Mountain Brook/Hermitage
  • 51 Mountain Brook/Cahaba
  • 52 UAB/Southside Loop
  • 72 Center Point Express
  • 91 East/West Dart
  • 95 Westend Shuttle
  • 96 Titusville Shuttle
  • 280 Hwy 280 Limited Stop

Fleet[edit]

  • 56 standard buses
  • 43 Orion VII CNG LF buses
  • 10 CNG "vintage trolleys" (trolley-replica buses)
  • 22 paratransit buses

References[edit]

External links[edit]

http://qcaclients.com/maxwebsite/