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

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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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UAB to get on-campus parking decks and other enhancements

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When attending a university that’s located in the heart of a bustling city, parking is going to be a consistent hassle. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is one such campus. But things are soon to change. To enhance the experience of students, employees and guests, UAB connected with Kimley Horn, a premier planning and design engineering consultant. Continue reading “UAB to get on-campus parking decks and other enhancements”

Magic City Connector to provide transportation to Birmingham cultural and entertainment sites

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The fleet of six compressed natural gas (CNG) buses will offer Wi-Fi

From a press release by Ronda Robinson, Director of Communications for the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA)  

Birmingham, AL – Imagine going to a restaurant on Birmingham’s Southside then heading downtown for a concert on the same night without having to drive around to search for a place to park?

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