Explore Projects

 

Education

 
Career and College Ready Dual-Enrollment Scholarships

Education

Fully funding six hours of course credit, allowing high school seniors and juniors to get a head start on a post-secondary degree or training.

Pre-K Initiative

Education

Providing access to pre-k programs for all families in Tuscaloosa.

Summer Learning Academy

Education

Expanding access to high-interest and high-impact summer learning programs offered by the Tuscaloosa City Schools.

Connectivity

 
Downtown, Riverfront, and Workforce Transit

Connectivity

Optimize Tuscaloosa County Parking and Transit Authority (PATA) operations with a focus on connecting more workers to their jobs and exploring the possibility of a rapid route in the downtown-riverfront area.

Northern Riverwalk

Connectivity

Establish the riverwalk along the north bank of the Black Warrior River, including Randall Family Park and Trailhead.

Tuscaloosa National Airport - Runway Improvements

Connectivity

Rebuild the structure of the primary runway at the airport and lay the groundwork for future commercial air service.

Western Riverwalk

Connectivity

Complete the western end of the existing riverwalk along the south bank of the Black Warrior River.

Cultural Arts & Tourism

 
Bama Theatre

Cultural Arts & Tourism

Creating a master plan to modernize Tuscaloosa’s iconic downtown theatre while maintaining its historic aesthetic and expanding programming opportunities.

Saban Center

Cultural Arts & Tourism

A unique public-private partnership to bring together STEAM programs and interactive learning in one dynamic space.

Parks & Recreation

 
All-Inclusive Playground

Parks & Recreation

Creating opportunities for children and families of all abilities to engage with each other by building Alabama’s largest all-inclusive playground at Sokol Park.

Harris-Nicol Water Recreation and Trails

Parks & Recreation

Expanding recreational opportunities at Harris Lake and Lake Nicol, inviting locals and visitors to explore over 1,800 scenic acres of preserved park land.

McDonald Hughes Community Center

Parks & Recreation

Renovations to provide a covered drop-off, an indoor playground, new showers, gym flooring, an acoustic treatment in the storm shelter, and more.

River District Park

Parks & Recreation

A new park located between the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater and Greensboro Avenue will be a gateway to West Tuscaloosa and will provide green space, river views, and plaza areas. 


Snow Hinton Park

Parks & Recreation

Envisioning the future of Tuscaloosa’s most visible park.

Community Initiatives & Other

 
Operations and Maintenance

Administrative

Annual funding for the administration and maintenance of Elevate projects.  

Restart Tuscaloosa

Community Initiative

Catalyzing Tuscaloosa’s economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic by investing $15 million through 2022 into public safety, neighborhoods, small businesses, the experience economy, and local agencies.