Birmingham Rapid Transit buses bring speedy travel to The Magic City

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The Birmingham Rapid Transit system will bring faster public transportation to The Magic City. Photo via City of Birmingham
The Birmingham Rapid Transit system will bring faster public transportation to The Magic City. Photo via City of Birmingham

A bus running every 15 minutes? This may sound like a fantasy, but it’s coming to Birmingham in less than a year. The City of Birmingham is partnering up with the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) to bring the Birmingham Rapid Transit system to life. Keep reading to learn more.

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Birmingham Transit (BJCTA) awarded $1.5 million from US Department of Transportation to buy electric buses

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Photo courtesy of BJCTA

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Authority has awarded a $1.5 million grant to the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit to put low-emission and no-emission electric buses on city streets.

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Birmingham Pedal Tours are here and experiencing Bham just got easier!

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When it comes to public transportation, you know I’m all in. Anything to keep us from driving so much is a win in my book.

Birmingham Pedal Tours
via Birmingham Pedal Tours Facebook Page

So, how about a new idea from some locals looking to tap into the city’s growing tourism market?

Check out this husband-and-wife team working to bring a new way to cruise around town without driving.

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