It may still be a few years away, but thanks to a public/private partnership (and some federal stimulus dollars), next week consultants will be taking the first steps towards potentially establishing a high-speed rail link between Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA.
Entries Tagged as 'AL'
June 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments · transportation
There’s a special election tomorrow to fill the unexpired term of former Jefferson County Commissioner (and now Birmingham, AL Mayor) William Bell. The crazy thing about this one is that we’ll be doing it again come July 13, and the results could lead to a couple more special elections. Time will tell…
June 11th, 2010 · Comments Off · Business
June 8 saw more than forty young professionals representing several of the city’s YP organizations at an event held by the Birmingham Business Alliance. Those in attendance heard BBA president Dalton Smith talk about the importance of the organization’s economic development planning process for metro Birmingham, AL. Now you can too.
May 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · On the agenda
This morning’s Birmingham City Council agenda should answer some questions for those who were worried about what was happening to the enclave along Second Avenue North. It may also give us a look at what some councilors think should be done to shore up the upcoming city budget.
May 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Sports
There’s been talk in Birmingham, AL in recent years about the possibility of the Barons moving back downtown into a new ballpark. Well now there’s a survey that’s trying to take the pulse of the area’s residents.
May 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · architecture, Business
The fate of the former Birmingham Fire Department Engine No. 22 building is partially in the hands of the city’s budget and finance committee. They will consider the proposal to sell to the developer wanting to replace it with a Walgreens. The full council must still vote after receiving the recommendation from the committee.