Transportation Planning

The Commission's Transportation Department provides local governments a full range of planning services for all modes of transportation. Through the Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization the Commission coordinates the Long Range Transportation Plan and the Transportation Improvement Program.

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Revolving Loan Fund

The RPCGB operates a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) that provides financing for expanding and new businesses in Blount, Chilton, St. Clair, Shelby and Walker Counties. Advantages of the RLF include flexible terms, low fixed interest rates and up to 90% financing. This loan is perfect for businesses recently affected by the tornado disaster.

Find out more on the Revolving Loan Fund page.

Community Planning

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham's Community Planning Department provides community planning services for the Member Governments of Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker Counties. The Community Planning Department seeks to develop viable places by promoting integrated approaches to planning for the betterment of the communities the RPCGB serves.

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Medicaid Waiver Program

The RPCGB is now administering the Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Waiver Program and the 530 Waiver Program. These programs allows individuals that are at risk of nursing home placement to remain in their home as long as possible. Click here to find out more about each program and the services. Click here to find out more about the program's services.

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What is the RPCGB?

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB) provides planning services, economic development services and multiple initiatives for six counties and 84 communities throughout central Alabama.

RPCGB works through a consultation process with local governments, citizens, non-profits and the private sector in Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby and Walker counties. It is through this process that opportunities and cost effective solutions are identified to assure physical and economic growth for everyone.

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Latest News

Former Gadsden official to chair Alabama Commission on Higher Education, Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 — Alabama's coordinating board for higher education named a new chairman and vice-chairman last week. Former Gadsden city planner Charles E. Ball was selected chairman of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education by unanimous vote at a meeting Friday in Montgomery.... Read More »

I-22 tentatively set to open June 20, Friday, Jun 3, 2016 — After several years of construction, a tentative opening date has been set for the interchange between the new Interstate 22, also known as Corridor X, and Interstate 65. Although no official announcement has been made regarding a date and... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • July 27, 2016

    Transportation Technical Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • July 28, 2016

    MPO Advisory Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • August 10, 2016

    MPO Policy Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • August 17, 2016

    Transportation Citizens Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • August 24, 2016

    Transportation Technical Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

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Alabama's coordinating board for higher education named a new chairman and vice-chairman last week. Former Gadsden city planner Charles E. Ball was selected chairman of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education by unanimous vote at a meeting Friday in Montgomery.... Continue reading »