Alabama Local News

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that the Mobile Downtown Airport in Mobile, Alabama, has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant totaling $2 million to support airport infrastructure improvements.  The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), will fund the rehabilitation…

Several citizens of Huntsville have organized a rally in front of the City Council Chambers before the beginning of the meeting to raise awareness of environmental issues and urge the city to act. The citizens say that there is a myriad of things the city…

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that five local airports across the state of Alabama will receive $2.63 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants.  The federal funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation for various airport improvements to support infrastructure construction,…

Rebuild Alabama

The Rebuild Alabama Act requires transparency and accountability from Alabama’s county commissions, who are making their 2020 road and bridge construction plans available for public inspection. Adopted by each county governing body, the plans are available on the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)…

Airbus Mobile, AL

On Thursday, September 12, 2019, Canadian aviation news and information site FliegetFaust reported that government officials from Mobile and Baldwin County toured the Airbus A220 manufacturing facility at Mirabel, Canada. Mobile City Councilman C.J. Small wrote in his district email newsletter, “All of (Airbus’) FAL…

On August 28, 2019, the Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) met to discuss it’s 2020 through 2023 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP).  The most significant point of discussion was whether to include the Interstate 10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway project in its TIP. The…

Montgomery, AL

Steven Reed and David Woods will head into a runoff to be the next mayor of Montgomery as no candidate received the required 50 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff. The runoff between Reed and Wood will take place Oct. 8. The winner…

The City of Huntsville has been monitoring the growing use of electric scooters in cities across the country and is proposing a downtown pilot program. “We are interested in mobility opportunities for our residents and scooters have the potential to provide another transportation option,” said…

Madison County Commission Chairman Dale W. Strong announced today Madison County, Alabama has received an upgrade in its credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) resulting in the best – and highest – credit rating in the history of Madison County. Moody’s upgraded Madison County…

The Paris Air Show will be a different kind of show for Boeing this year due to two recent crashes of the Boeing 737 Max plane, the first a Lion Air 737 in November of 2018 and the second an Ethiopian Airlines 737 in March…