Thomas "Tommy" Battle, Jr.

The 67th Mayor of the City of Huntsville

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Don’t miss the bus! Huntsville Shuttle and Handi-Ride improvements to begin July 1

June 11, 2019

Huntsville’s public transit system is set to implement a number of improvements on July 1 following a comprehensive study of its operations. New routes, extended weekday hours, and Saturday service are part of a five-phase public transit improvement plan for the City’s transportation network. Phase 1 implementation [more]

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Huntsville Retains “Straight A” Financial Report Card

May 21, 2019

Two of the nation’s top credit rating agencies assigned the City of Huntsville their highest scores this week.  Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services awarded Huntsville a rating of Aaa and AAA, respectively. The credit rating agencies cited Huntsville’s strengths to include a [more]

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Huntsville earns national rankings for safe street policies and biking improvements

May 16, 2019

Huntsville’s commitment to making streets safer and more bike and pedestrian friendly has recently earned the City two national accolades. A Best City for Bikes People for Bikes reviewed biking infrastructure in 509 cities and Huntsville ranked 37th in its annual rating of  The Best Cities for [more]

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Cyclists gear up for the 10th annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on Saturday, May 18

May 15, 2019

 Mayor Tommy Battle and Healthy Huntsville invite the public to join them this Saturday, May 18, for a free, family-friendly four-mile bike ride around Downtown Huntsville. The annual Mayor’s Bike Ride will start and finish in Big Spring Park East by the Downtown YMCA. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and [more]

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People of Preservation – This Place Matters 2019 Campaign

April 30, 2019

It’s the year of Alabama’s Bicentennial and Huntsville is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday with gusto. As part of this celebratory year, Huntsville is featuring its historic treasures as part of the City’s 4th annual “This Place Matters” campaign. Mayor Tommy Battle and preservation leaders gathered [more]

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