A new report that identifies the transportation improvements most needed to support Alabama’s economic growth and quality of life will be released at a news conference in Birmingham at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 11. The report is being released by TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, DC.

The report, “The Top 50 Highway Projects to Support Economic Growth and Quality of Life in Alabama,” identifies the improvements to the state’s network of roads and bridges that are most needed to foster economic growth and support quality of life in Alabama.

Rocky Moretti, TRIP’s director of research and policy, will present the findings of the report at the news conference. Local speakers will be on hand to comment on the report.

WHEN: Thursday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Birmingham Business Alliance, Auditorium
505 20th St. North
Suite 200

Birmingham, AL 35203
WHO: Commissioner David Carrington, President, Jefferson County Commission
Brian Hilson, President and CEO, Birmingham Business Alliance
Don Mitchell, Director, Blount County Economic Development Council
Craig Fleming, Chairman, Coalition for Regional Transportation
Rocky Moretti, Director of Research and Policy, TRIP
CONTACT: Rocky Moretti (TRIP)
Carolyn Bonifas Kelly
202.262.0714 (cell)
703.801.9212 (cell)