TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE Committee

The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Advises on Matters Regarding: Transportation, generally, Airport and aviation, Ports, Railroads, Traffic engineering, Parking and related facilities and services, Certificates of Need for Public Conveyance, Shared use micromobility, Public transportation, Street lighting, Right of way, sidewalk, and street repairs, Engineering projects, Street dedications, Utilities, generally, Birmingham Water Works Board , Storm & wastewater, Internet & telecommunications, Public service vehicles, Radio and telephone, Taxis and jitney services, Towing & wrecker services

Committee Information

TASKS:

  • Develops and maintains relationships with transportation and utilities entities including but not limited to the Alabama Department of Transportation, Alabama Public Service Commission, various railroad companies, Amtrak, Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham/Metropolitan Planning Organization, various utility companies, various telecommunications and internet service providers, indigent service entities (as it relates to transportation and utilities), etc.
  • Recommend for appointment to the Birmingham Water Works Board, Birmingham Cable Commission, the Parking Authority Board, and the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority
  • The committee reviews constituents’ complaints relative to existing utilities within the city limits and coordinates with utilities liaisons to bring about solutions

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.

Committee Meetings

Meeting Day and Time:

2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m. 

Meeting Location:

Birmingham City Hall City Council Chambers

Meeting Information

JOINT TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 06.10.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 06/10/2024
CANCELLED: JOINT TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 05.27.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 05/27/2024
JOINT TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 05.13.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 05/13/2024
JOINT TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 04.22.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 04/22/2024
JOINT TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE AND SPECIAL CALLED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING, 04.08.2024
Scheduled Meeting Date: 04/08/2024
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Committee Members

Committee Chairperson

Darrell O’Quinn

Council President

District 5

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Committee Member

LaTonya A. Tate

District 9

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Committee Member

Clinton P. Woods

District 1

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CITY DEPARTMENTS WITHIN PURVIEW:

  • Birmingham Department of Transportation
  • Planning, Engineering & Permits (as it relates to engineering, infrastructure, and GIS mapping)
  • Department of Public Works (as it relates to infrastructure)
  • Office of the City Attorney (as it relates to enterprise agreements and relevant ordinances)