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Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority

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

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History

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

Routes

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   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
101-105 1993 TMC RTS-08
(T80-208)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
201-222 1975 AMG 9635-6 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
301-330 1979 GMC RTS-03
(T7H-603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71T Allison V730
0401-0422   2004 Optima Opus LFB-29 Cummins ISB Allison B300R Some buses in this series had the "0" fleet number prefix removed
0451-0452 2004 Optima Opus LFB-35 Cummins ISB Allison B300R
501-509 2005 OBI Orion VII CNG
(07.501)
Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R6
601-626 1981 Grumman-Flxible 870
(40096-6)
Detroit Diesel 6V71T Allison V730
627-628 1981 Grumman-Flxible 870
(40096-8)
Detroit Diesel 8V71T Allison V730
8750-8796 1987 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TB6V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HTB-748 8781-8796 were built in November 1987.
9528 1995 Blue Bird Q-Bus Unknown number of units
2001-2043   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 received cosmetic and mechanical refurbishments.
2170-2179   2001 Chance AH-28 CNG Cummins B5.9G Allison AT-545 Used on the DART routes.
2279 2002 Chance AH-28 CNG Cummins B5.9G Allison AT-545

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