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.



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

Electric cars on display in Hoover Saturday; 20 models expected including Porsche, Tesla, Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 — For those who have ever wondered if an electric vehicle is right for them, the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition is sponsoring an "EVent" this Saturday where people can get up close and personal with 20 or more models of... Read More »

Rural Communities Facing Design Challenges Program, Tuesday, Nov 17, 2015 — Organization Information: The Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) connects communities to the resources they need to convert their own good ideas into reality. CIRD is a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) conducted in... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • December 2, 2015

    Finance Committee Meeting
    9:00 am 12th Floor Conf. Room A

  • December 9, 2015

    MPO Policy Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

  • December 16, 2015

    Transportation Technical Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310 Cancelled

  • December 16, 2105

    Transportation Citizens Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310 Cancelled

  • December 17, 2015

    MPO Advisory Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310 Cancelled

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ULI and the National League of Cities (NLC) have announced that mayors from four cities--Birmingham, Alabama; Denver; Long Beach, California; and Rochester, New York--have been selected as the 2016 class of Daniel Rose Fellows by the Rose Center for... Continue reading »