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

How did you get to work? Man rides bike from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa, Monday, May 18, 2015 — A University of Alabama employee is celebrating National Bike to Work Day by riding his bike to work in Tuscaloosa. The catch: he lives in Birmingham. UA photographer Zach Riggins made the 70-mile trip early on Friday, accompanied by... Read More »

U.S.11/U.S. 78 East Corridor Study Public Involvement Meetings, Thursday, May 14, 2015 — Let your opinion be heard. Attend one of the following public meetings to provide your input on the U.S.11/U.S. 78 East Corridor Study. Your opinion matters! Monday May 18th 2:00pm Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham 2 20th Street... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • May 27, 2015

    Transportation Technical Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

  • May 28, 2015

    MPO Advisory Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

  • June 3, 2015

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

  • June 10, 2015

    Program / Budget Committee
    9:00 AM RPCGB, 12th fl Conference Room A

  • June 10, 2015

    MPO Policy Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

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Let your opinion be heard. Attend one of the following public meetings to provide your input on the U.S.11/U.S. 78 East Corridor Study. Your opinion matters! Monday May 18th 2:00pm Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham 2 20th Street... Continue reading »