Answer: Paratransit service (a shared ride service) is available for qualifying individuals who are unable to transport themselves to health care, employment, education, shopping, social activities, or other life-sustaining activities. For eligibility and an application please call 205-521-0161. Fixed route buses travel throughout the city of Birmingham and surrounding areas. Half fare is offered for seniors age 65 and over. Buses can kneel to curb level, accommodating passengers with special needs. All buses are equipped with wheelchair ramps. Call customer service at 205-521-0101 for more information.