Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority

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Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority, or MAX Transit, is the transit authority of Birmingham and Jefferson County in Alabama, United States of America.

History

BJCTA began operations in 1973. The Birmingham Transit Company previously operated service from 1951-1972.

Routes

System Map

Fares

  • Adult Fare - $ 1.25
  • Adult Transfer - $ 0.25
  • Elderly/Disable - $ 0.60
  • Elderly/Disable Transfer - $ 0.15
  • Student/Child Fare - $ 0.80
  • Ozone-Day Only - $ 0.25
  • Adult Monthly - $44.00
  • College U-Pass - $36.00
  • Student Monthly - $25.00
  • Access Pass - $21.00
  • 5-Day Pass - $14.00
  • 20-Ticket Book - $22.00
  • Adult Token - $ 1.25
  • Student Token - $ 0.80
  • Summer Fun Pass - $40.00 (Unlimited use for June, July and August for ages 6-19)

Paratransit

  • VIP Fare - $ 2.00
  • VIP Monthly - $80.00
  • 10-Ride Ticket - $20.00

Facilities

Garage/HQ

  • Address: 1735 Morris Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama 35203
  • Email: info@bjcta.org
  • Phone:
    • Customer Response Center: 205-521-0101
    • Office: 205-521-0161

Transit Fleet

Current Roster

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
300-329 2013 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Includes options for 20 buses over 5 years.[1]
600-608 2016 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R Option order following the firm order of buses 300-329.
609-611 2017 NFI XN40 Cummins Westport ISL G
1900-1910 2019 NFI XN35 Cummins Westport L9N 1900 was originally numbered 700.
2101-2112 Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority 2010-01-a.jpg 2010 NABI 31-LFW CNG
(31LFW.03)
Cummins Westport ISL G
  • Renumbered from 2010-01 to 2010-12
  • Delivered in August 2010.

On Order

Fleet Number(s) Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes

Retired Roster

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
101-110 1974 Flxible 45096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison All units are retired.
101-105 1993 TMC RTS-08
(T80-208)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA All units are retired.
201-222 1975 AMG 9635-6 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison All units are retired.
301-330 1979 GMC RTS-03
(T7H-603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71T Allison V730 All units are retired.
601-626 1981 Grumman-Flxible 870
(40096-6)
Detroit Diesel 6V71T Allison V730 All units are retired.
627-628 1981 Grumman-Flxible 870
(40096-8)
Detroit Diesel 8V71T Allison V730 All units are retired.
8750-8796 1987 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TB6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748
  • 8781-8796 were built in November 1987.
  • All retired.
9528 1995 Blue Bird Q-Bus
  • Unknown number of units
2001-2043 Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority 2037-a.jpg 2000 OBI Orion VI CNG
(06.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R
  • 12 units remain active as of 2015; they may retire.
  • These are "True Low Floor" units with the center exit door.
  • Only Orion VI CNGs powered by the Detroit Diesel Series 50G engine
  • Buses are receiving cosmetic and mechanical refurbishments.
2170-2179 Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority 2174-a.jpg 2001 Chance AH-28 CNG Cummins B5.9G Allison AT-545
  • Used on the DART routes.
0401-0422 Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority 0413-a.jpg 2004 Optima Opus Cummins ISB Allison B400R
501-509 2005 OBI Orion VII CNG
(07.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R6

Paratransit

Active

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
201-206 2014 Ford
?
E-550
?
  • Cutaway units, body unknown.
  • 204 retired due to fire damage.
2018-19 Ford Transit
  • Passenger van, not cutaway.
  • Unknown quantity, unknown number of units.

Retired

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2001 Ford/Goshen E-350/? Likely retired.
2002 Ford/? E-350/? Likely retired.

External Links

References

  1. New Flyer to deliver Xcelsiors to Ala., www.metro-magazine.com, retreived on 2013-02-04