Announcements, Front Page Items, General Information, Public Notice

In Wake Of COVID-19 (aka: coronavirus), our monthly ADA Paratransit Advisory Committee Meeting will be held remotely (Dial-In) only. Please call in (15 minutes early to avoid busy concerns), using the information below:

 

Dial-In: 205.521.7420

Participant code: 451-2699

 

When: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Where: Remotely (Dial-In)

 

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

 

The Paratransit Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity of advocates for transit.  During this meeting, the attendees may review transit information, upcoming projects, ask questions and discuss comments and complaints with BJCTA staff members. The Session will begin at 2:30 PM and will end at 3:30PM.

 

Written comments or complaints may be submitted during the meeting or by email to ada@bjcta.org.  Comment forms are available on BJCTA’s Website.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR FOR INDIVIDUALS REQUIRING SPECIAL ASSISTANCE / REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS, CONTACT:

 

The Civil Rights Compliance officer / ADA Officer

Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority

ada@bjcta.org

205-521-0101

 

REQUEST FOR SPECIAL ASSISTANCE SHOULD BE RECEIVED AT LEAST THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING

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Announcements, News Releases

Birmingham -Jefferson County Transit Authority Announces

Fare Reinstatement and Service Modifications

BIRMINGHAM, AL (November 16, 2020)­-   As a result of COVID-19, Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) suspended fares on MAX buses since March, 2020. Effective Monday, December 7, 2020, fares will be reinstated.  Customers may purchase passes at Central Station located at 1735 Morris Avenue, Birmingham 35203.

BJCTA is also announcing route modifications and route eliminations to commence on Monday, December 14, 2020.  The details are included below. These changes are driven by the lack of funding from the affected cities to support the service. “We never like to see the reduction of service to our customers as we understand the impact that this has on the ability of many to travel to important destinations” said BJCTA Executive Director/CEO, Frank T. Martin.  “Our hope is to improve and grow our service but that requires the resources of our participating municipalities.”

Effective: Monday, December 14, 2020

ROUTE MODIFICATIONS

Route 45- Bessemer

  1. Midfield service will be modified on Weekday and Saturday, 10 Weekday trips and 5 Saturday trips (Schedules will be available soon)
  2. Discontinued Service in the City of Lipscomb
  3. Discontinued Service in the City of Brighton
  4. Discontinued Service in the City of Fairfield (Vinesville Road/ Aaron Aronov Road)

ROUTE MODIFICATIONS

Route 78 – Forestdale/ Adamsville

  1. Discontinued Service in Forestdale and Adamsville

 

Route 280- Highway 280

  1. No Inbound Service on Highway 280 at Cahaba River Road (Bus stop has been removed)


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