The Transportation Committee recommends on matters pertaining to transportation, generally; airport and aviation; traffic engineering; parking facilities, and the Birmingham Transit Authority. Requests for items to be placed on the agenda should be made to the Committee Chairperson. Taxis and Jitney services are brought before the Transportation and Communication Committee for approval and items that are recommended for approval by the Committee are brought before the full Council.
The Committee also makes recommendation to the Council for wrecker service contracts in the City.
Additionally the committee makes recommendations for appointments to the following: Birmingham Cable Commission, the Parking Authority Board, and the Transit Advisory Committee. Appointments to the Birmingham Airport Authority are made by the Mayor.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:Airports Cable Television Mass Transit Off-Street Parking Public Service Vehicles Radio and Telephone Railroads Taxis and Jitney Services Telephone and Cellular Services Wrecker Services