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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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

Renovations under way in portion of downtown Alabaster, Friday, Dec 2, 2016 — ALABASTER - Several new businesses are projected to open in 2017 in a portion of historic downtown Alabaster thanks to a developer working to give the area a facelift. "I have a passion for making old things new again,"... Read More »

"Center Point's Vision for Tomorrow"...., Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 — The Regional Planning Commission of Greater B'ham has closed out the Visioning Survey and the survey results have now been summarized for your viewing. 189 people participated in the survey. We will be using these ideas and comments to... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • December 7, 2016

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

  • December 14, 2016

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

  • December 14, 2016

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

  • December 15, 2016

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

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Riding a Birmingham city bus without her mother for the first time was a milestone for Barbara Murdock, who grew up in South Titusville's Belvedere Circle. "I remember when I was 13. That's when my mom let me ride... Continue reading »