Blazer Express

Blazer Express Service for Christmas & New Year's Break

Thursday, December 25th & January 1st – No Blazer Express bus service or Blazer Express Highlands van service.  Gates will be raised at the 6th Avenue Parking Deck for employees to use that normally park in the remote lots. 

Friday, December 26th & January 2nd – No Blazer Express bus service but Blazer Express Highlands van service will operate on its normal schedule.  Gates will be raised at the 6th Avenue Parking Deck for employees to use that normally park in the remote lots.

Safety escorts will still be provided both days, as normal, by calling 934-8772.

Purple Route Temporary Schedule Change

The night Purple route on Blazer Express will not operate December 14, 2014 - January 4, 2015.  All other services, routes, and schedules will remain their normal schedule.

Change to Highlands - Spain Wallace Van Service

Beginning Monday, November 24, the Blazer Express van service from Highlands to Spain-Wallace, operating from 6:50 AM to 5:20 PM, will change its pick-up/drop off point at Highlands.  Effective that day, the Highlands pickup and drop-off location will change to the MAIN ENTRANCE, rather than the Highlands Emergency Department.  The schedule for the Highlands - Spain-Wallace van service can be viewed here.

BJCTA to Pilot New Hwy 280 MAX Route

On Monday, November 17, 2014, MAX began piloting a new express bus route from the Hwy 280 area into the UAB campus.  The new route - Route 201 - operates on weekdays and only has six stops.  To find details about Route 201 click HERE for a printable PDF of the BJCTA brochure, or visit the BJCTA web site at

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Blazer Express Routes | All routes Monday-Friday

Blue Route (see stops)

Route Schedule Time Between Buses
5:30am - 8:30am 8 minutes apart
8:30am - 7:30pm 12-15 minutes apart

Silver Route (see stops)

2:30pm - 7:30pm 9 minutes apart

Green Route (see stops)

7:00am - 7:00pm 12-18 minutes apart

Gold Route (see stops)

7:00am - 7:00pm 15-minute loops

Orange Route (see stops)

7:00pm - 12:00am 25-minute loops

Purple Route (see stops)

7:00pm - 12:00am 20-minute loops