Optional Field Trips:
Red Mountain Park Hiking Tour: Don your hiking shoes and visit Birmingham’s newest and largest park that offers over 1,500 acres of urban forest, 15 miles of trails featuring 2 city overlooks, 3 tree houses, the 6-acre off-leash Remy’s Dog Park, and adventures like the Vulcan Materials Zip Trip and Kaul Adventure Tower. Learn how the park is developing its trails and amenities to serve both local citizens and attract recreational tourists.
First Avenue South Walking Tour: Take a fun and very informative walking tour of First Avenue South to see how Birmingham is using parks, trails, and complete streets to transform a once “unremarkable” downtown area into a livable and economically vibrant corridor that is attracting businesses and residential development like never before.
Tarrant City Revival Tour: See how strong city leadership has shaped how this small working-class suburb of Birmingham is using parks, trails, and bicycle-pedestrian connectivity to attract new business and enhance quality of life for its citizens.
Breakfast pastries and boxed lunch provided
$30 registration by credit card or invoice organization
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 20, 2017
The University of Alabama
Center for Economic Development -
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
621 Greensboro Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Phone - 205.348.7058
Fax - 205.348.6974
email - email@example.com