Transportation in Alabama Article

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Transportation in Alabama
Overview
Transit type Rapid transit, commuter rail, buses, private automobile, Taxicab, bicycle, pedestrian
Operation
Operator(s) Alabama Department of Transportation

The transportation system of Alabama is a cooperation of complex systems of infrastructure.

Background

History

Mass transit use and car ownership

Environmental and social issues

Commuting/modal split

Transit systems

Rail

Bus

Roads and freeways

Bridges and tunnels

Private automobiles

Taxis

Pedestrians, and bicycles

Highways

Alabama is criss-crossed by many major roadways.

Interstate Highways

Current

U.S. Highways

State Highways

Port Infrastructure

Seaports

The Port of Mobile, Alabama's only saltwater port, is a busy seaport on the Gulf of Mexico with inland waterway access to the Midwest by way of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The Port of Mobile is currently the 9th-largest by tonnage in the United States. [1]

Barge transportation in and out of the Port of Tuscaloosa and other commercial navigation make the Black Warrior River useful in the state of Alabama.

Airports

Current, future and proposed projects

See also

References

  1. ^ "WATERBORNE COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES" (PDF). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Waterborne Commerce Statistics. p. 90. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-08-07. Retrieved 2010-03-08.