Could rapid transit solve Highway 280 traffic woes? Mayor of Hoover says yes.

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Birmingham, Hoover, Alabama, Highway 280 mass rapid system
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When I first moved to Birmingham from Georgia, the hit “Move” by Ludacris was big. The lyrics are about Atlanta traffic on Interstate 20, but I soon learned the tune is perfectly appropriate for Highway 280 in the Greater Birmingham area. Hoover mayor Frank Brocato wants to change that, and he thinks a rapid transit system is the answer.

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