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

University of Montevallo noted nationally for its sustainability, Wednesday, May 18, 2016 — The University of Montevallo (UM) has been recognized as a 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School in the Postsecondary Sustainability Award category. The University is one of 11 higher education institutions honored for innovative efforts to reduce... Read More »

Alabaster Adopts the Alabaster Forward Comprehensive Plan, Monday, May 16, 2016 — Alabaster residents want more choices available to them in the future. Responses collected through the Alabaster Forward Comprehensive Plan Update identified that residents want to see: - Mixed-use developments for retail, offices and residential units - More garden homes,... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • May 25, 2016

    Transportation Technical Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • May 26, 2016

    MPO Advisory Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • June 8, 2016

    MPO Policy Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • June 15, 2016

    Transportation Citizens Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

  • June 22, 2016

    Transportation Technical Committee
    3rd Floor Juster Conference Room Suite 310

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May 4, 2016 9:30am - 3:00pm at Regions Field A course designed for elected officials and their busy schedules is being offered through a partnership with Auburn University's Government and Economic Development Institute and the Economic Developers Association of... Continue reading »