The BIG Picture will begin a Mobility Plan in the next few years that will look into all modes of transportation.
Paratransit will become more important as the population ages. When funding is made a priority, fixed-route transit ridership will continue to increase as more routes are added and headways (time between buses) decrease.
The Airport Authority approved their last Master Plan in 2010. Plans include expansion of the passenger terminal, parking garage, and hangar facilities. A visionary goal of the Airport is to become an airline hub, and has set aside land in Limestone County for a new passenger terminal if those plans come to fruition.
Former railroad rights-of-way should be reserved for future greenways and potentially high-capacity transit.
With the revitalization of high-speed rail plans in the United States, Huntsville may explore passenger connections to neighboring cities such as Birmingham, Chattanooga, and Atlanta.
The City should make connecting the greenway pieces a priority, and create more access points for bicycles and pedestrians.