May 7, 2014
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January 31, 2013
Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority signed a five-year contract containing a firm order of 20 CNG buses with three options of up to 10 CNG buses each. In addition to the firm order for 20 buses, the agency is also exercising 10 option buses at this time.
February 29, 2012
Part of an agreement for Peter Behrman, executive director of the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority, which also strips him of most of his authority in his final weeks at the agency. Officials blame him for false threats of service shutdowns and deficits.
January 10, 2012
The new department of government affairs, which is a nine-month pilot program, was created to monitor legislation and develop a legislative strategy for statewide transit funding.
August 4, 2010
The purchase of the new buses is being made in part by ARRA economic stimulus funding program. To expedite the process, BJCTA was able to turn to another agency who allowed them to contract for some unused options.
March 24, 2010
Peter Behrman most recently worked for the agency that provided transit for the Vancouver Olympics.
November 24, 2009
NABI LFW model buses will be equipped with smooth and dependable wheelchair ramps, security cameras, audible annunciation systems and bicycle racks.
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