Earlier this week, the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB) released their findings from a region-wide survey about transportation needs. Traffic congestion, poor roads, safety and lack of public transit topped the list of concerns.
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.
The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham is updating the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan. They need your input to help create a plan that will guide transportation decisions for the next 25 years. The deadline to take the survey is Monday, May 28.
Last night, residents throughout the Birmingham metro area descended on the Cahaba Brewing Company to provide input on the B-Active DRAFT Regional Bicycle Network (plan).
On Tuesday, January 23, citizens in Birmingham will have a couple of opportunities to provide input on how to make the Magic City more sustainable and bike-friendly.
Ok Birmingham bicyclists! Are you tired of risking your life when you ride your bike on the streets of Birmingham and the metro area? If your answer is yes, now is your chance to advocate and provide input on the new draft Regional Bicycle Network.