September 13, 2017 Heart of Homewood Plan Kickoff!

  The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham and the City of Homewood are excited to announce the kickoff for the Heart of Homewood Plan – the branded name for the Downtown Homewood Master Plan. To learn more about the study area boundary click here.   Interested in learning more about the plan? Head over to…[Read More]

July 12, 2017 LUCA Presentation August 3, 2017

The Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) operation provides an opportunity for tribal, federal, state, and local governments to review and improve the address lists and maps used to conduct the 2020 Census. Within this program, the Census Bureau provides address lists and maps to governmental entities for review and update. A more accurate Census…[Read More]

July 12, 2017 Alabama Communities of Excellence

The cities of Jasper and Oneonta have each been named an Alabama Community of Excellence. Their graduation ceremony was held at the opening session of the Alabama League of Municipalities convention on May 20th. ACE is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides technical assistance to select communities with populations ranging from 2,000 to 18,000 that helps…[Read More]

July 12, 2017 The 2017 Your Town Alabama Workshop

The 2017 Your Town Alabama Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30 – Friday, September 1, 2017 at Camp McDowell, located near Nauvoo, AL, in Walker County. The workshop consists of highly informative presentations and problem-solving activities for participants and is an excellent opportunity to network with other leaders from communities throughout Alabama. Participants will…[Read More]

July 12, 2017 Birmingham Council approves 20th Street study

Experts are slated to weigh in on the recent idea of turning Birmingham’s 20th Street into a pedestrian and public transit corridor. The Birmingham City Council approved a resolution authorizing the mayor to execute a grant agreement between the city and with the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham for the 20th Street Pedestrian Mall Study…[Read More]

July 7, 2017 B-Active Plan – Recap of June 27 Open House Event materials and launch of new short survey

B-Active Plan – Recap of June 27 Open House Event materials Thanks to the 52 attendees and the Birmingham Bicycle Club members for dropping by our Open House event on June 27, 2017 at the Railroad Park Pavilion. If you missed the event, please click on the link below to view the existing “Level of…[Read More]

June 29, 2017 Cyclist injured in hit-and-run stresses safety after wreck

IRONDALE, Ala. (WIAT) — Irondale Police are searching for whoever hit a cyclist and didn’t stop earlier this week. Investigators said the incident happened along Crestwood Boulevard Monday morning. The victim, Thomas Waters, was recently released from the hospital. He said he is fortunate to only have bruises and scrapes. “It’s a miracle that I…[Read More]

June 28, 2017 Charles Ball, Keynote Speaker for RPC Annual Conference Presentation

Click here to view the presentation by Mr. Charles Ball.

June 28, 2017 B-Active Plan Presentation

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, on behalf of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), has contracted with Toole Design Group to develop the B Active Plan, which is the branded name for the Birmingham Regional Active Transportation Plan. View the B-Active Plan Presentation from the RPCGB Annual Conference.

June 15, 2017 – B Active Plan: Moving forward to make Birmingham a better place to bike and walk!

The B-Active Plan, an initiative of the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, is intended to help establish a clear vision for short-term and long-term projects that are needed to build a safer, more connected and equitable bicycle and trail system for the region. The plan launched in April with input from the community to…[Read More]