Folks who hear about buses exploding into flames here in Birmingham would think it only happens here; it doesn’t. They’d also assume the BJCTA isn’t thinking about ordering new buses; they are. We may want to wait a while before we pass judgment on the agency’s future.
Entries Tagged as 'Transit'
February 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Transit
May 15th, 2012 · Comments Off · Transit
There’s a lot going on at the BJCTA and a lot of attention being paid to what’s happening. It’ll probably be impossible to keep track of everything unless you know where to look. Hopefully this gives you an idea of just where that’ll be.
February 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Transit, transportation
The BJCTA is holding a series of public meetings that conclude this week to go over proposed changes along several routes meant to provide better service to the general public. Here’s an opportunity for those choice riders among us to help raise awareness for those that are transit dependent here in Birmingham, AL.
February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Transit, transportation
this City Council agenda here in Birmingham, AL for February 23 includes help for Vulcan’s pedestal, Information about this year’s smooth jazz concert series travelling throughout the city and a possible solution for transit.
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June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Transit
The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham’s In Town Transit Partnership is hoping that folks get excited about a new greater downtown circulator service in Birmingham, AL.
December 17th, 2008 · Comments Off · Transit
Remember yesterday’s On the agenda post? Well, according to sources, some City Council members said they needed extra time to determine whether the $1.7 million paratransit expenditure would be deducted from the BJCTA’s FY2009 operating budget or would be in addition to that amount, leading to a two-week delay on the item. Well, I’m in [...]
October 27th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Online, Transit
Screenshot of BJCTA’s new website Before we return to silent mode, we figured it would make sense to stress to folks to check out the tranist authority’s new website. New features include a ticker-style rider alert, planned integration of Google Transit, and most importantly, an easier to read and understand map for the system’s users. [...]
October 27th, 2008 · Comments Off · Transit
One day if you ever feel so inclined to ride the bus, the one you’re on may be powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Whether or not that’s a viable option or not will depend on how a demonstration bus called the EcoBus, being used by the BJCTA next year as part of a study at [...]