What’s Ailing Birmingham’s Public Transportation Industry?

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Public transportation has flailed in Birmingham since the departure of the head of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority last October. There are several transformative projects currently in the works, but many feel those projects have lost momentum. The question now is where do we go from here? That’s where we start this week’s Magic City Marketplace. Ty West, editor of the Birmingham Business Journal, starts by explaining a little about some of the problems currently facing the BJCTA and public transportation.

Magic City Marketplace

Birmingham is big business and small. But whatever the size of the operation, the marketplace is connected by people who have to grapple with numbers and projections and spin. We try and slice through the psychobabble that can be business news with a weekly discussion of who's up and who's down, why the market reacts a certain way or what a business closing or opening means to you.

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