Birmingham is a bit limited as far as city transportation goes. Unless you are only visiting in the downtown area, I would suggest renting a car. The outskirts of Birmingham are not convienently accessed to downtown via public transportation.
My first experience with this town was arriving on the train from New Orleans. I had had a wonderful circle journey around the country. And this was to be my last stop. Actually I was going to Gadsden but this was the chosen point of arrival.
If GWB: World Order Killer doesnt destroy Amtrak I highly recommend you use this method.
Delta Airline has some financial problems - we known, but the time schedule and service on board was correct, on a flight of about 9 hours.Thx ladies and stewards, not to forget the captain.
Other Pic: The American speedways - respecting speed limits
A lot of trucks - crossing the huge provinces in the USA
The picture of the chicken truck reminds me at the Albert Hammond song :
"A train a train - a chicken train, oh yeah"
BTW - did you know that Hammond wrote songs for Celion Dion !
The main picture is showing how it looks outside, a pic taken by Nicky - at minus degrees-like it's usual whenever getting at heights of 10km above the earth - the other picture is showing how to enjoy your flight by reading travelling books and tasting apetizers
You will need a car to get around Birmingham. There is a bus system here, but the routes are few, and the service slow. There are main East - West and North - South roads through the city. Avoid rush hour ( 7 - 9 AM and 4-6 PM) and heading South on Friday.
The downtown area Dart Circulator, is the perfect solution for getting around Birmingham's downtown and Southside areas. The fleet of vintage trolleys run seven days a week 10:00 am to midnight. There are three interchangeable routes that passengers can transfer from one route to the other. Great for quick trips and destinations in the city. Pick up the System Map and Guide or go to their website for a printable schedule and map.