Transit riders excited about new Max Central Station

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The long-awaited Max Central Station is finally open for riders.

Monday morning, the $32 million facility opened on Morris Avenue.

The station features three additional bus bays, making a total of 12.

Passengers can keep track of bus schedules on a new high-tech board. There is also free WIFI available for customers to use while waiting in the station.

Julie Nolan with the Birmingham-Jefferson Transit Authority says the opening was highly anticipated.

“This is a project we’ve been waiting for completion for some time now,” Nolan said. “We’re totally excited.”

Officials tell CBS 42 this project was 10 years in the making.

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