Martin Weinberg Joins BJCTA Board
Birmingham, AL. – The city of Hoover has appointed a new member of the Board of Directors for the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA). Martin Weinberg was introduced by Mayor Frank V. Brocato at the Hoover city council meeting on Monday night. “I appreciate his strong interest in serving. Martin Weinberg has a good amount of experience and knowledge dealing with transit and will definitely be an asset,” said Mayor Brocato.
Weinberg is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama Law School. After graduating law school, Weinberg worked on the United States House of Representatives’ transportation and infrastructure committee.
“I can already tell that Martin Weinberg is passionate about transit issues. I look forward to working with him,”
Barbara Murdock, BJCTA Executive Director.
Attorney Weinberg has more than fourteen years of experience in social security, personal injury and civil rights. He was voted top Birmingham Attorney for Civil Rights in 2013 and was listed as one of the super lawyers rising stars for 2016. Weinberg along his wife Angela, can often be found volunteering and showing support for many community issues and transportation is one of them.
“These are exciting times for transit in our regional area. We have a number of exciting projects such as the intermodal facility as well as getting ready for the World Games,” Weinberg said. He replaces Reginald L. Jeter who is now a Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge (Place 25). “I will strive to communicate with the citizens of Hoover and the City Council on a regular basis about their needs and thoughts as it pertains to transit. Every world class city has a world class transit system that gives its citizens and visitors options and opportunities,” Weinberg added.