Alabama Recreational Trails Workshop

Alabama Recreational Trails Leadership Workshop

Thursday, October 15, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Buckner Event Plaza
412 Buckner Circle, Anniston, AL 36205

Keynote Speaker Kevin Mills, Rails to Trails Conservancy

Click Here to Register Online

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

Birmingham bikeshare launch delayed after typhoon affects factory making bike frames, Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015 — Birmingham's new bikeshare program, set to launch this week, has been delayed until October. Zyp BikeShare originally was supposed to begin Sept. 24, but a typhoon that hit Taiwan in August impacted a factory that produces key system components.... Read More »

Work on Northern Beltline shows progress in Palmerdale, Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 — When the Northern Beltline is finished, it'll span 52 miles and connect Birmingham's eastern suburbs with its western suburbs, by way of its northern suburbs. At the moment, most of it is just lines on paper. Between Highway 75 and... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • October 7, 2015

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

  • October 14, 2015

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

  • October 21, 2015

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

  • October 28, 2015

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

  • October 28, 2015

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

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Featured Article

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Monday is a big day for bike riders across the city, as the first bike-sharing program in Birmingham launches next month. Monday REV Birmingham will officially open the first memberships to the public. Zyp Bikeshare... Continue reading »