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Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Names Chief Operating Officer and Other Organizational ChangesBIRMINGHAM, AL (March 5, 2020) –Mr. Frank T. Martin, Executive Director and CEO of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (MAX Transit) announces the selection of Harold L. Young, Jr. as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Authority, as well as other organizational changes.With more than three decades of experience in the transportation industry, Mr. Young brings a granular knowledge of bus operations, bus maintenance, paratransit, safety and customer service in public transit, charter bus and student transportation environments.Mr.SEE DETAILS ...

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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...

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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...

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