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Car-sharing program, electric car stations coming to downtown Birmingham?

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Electric car stations and car-sharing programs join a growing list of potential transportation options coming to downtown Birmingham. 

The BJCTA Executive Director Ann August tells ABC 33/40 she has spoken with Alabama Power officials about installing the charging stations at the city's planned, new intermodal facility. She also says she has been contacted by a company about a possible "Zip Car" service, which allows multiple drivers to share the same car and pay a fee. The ideas come just a week before the transit authority hosts its public meeting.

The public meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Alagasco Center for Energy Technology on 20th Street.

Stay with ABC 33/40 for more on this developing story.
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