Metroplan serves as the regional voice on issues affecting Central Arkansas, develops transportation plans required by federal law, and convenes stakeholders to deal with common environmental issues. Metroplan also provides information and staff resources to our member governments and the public.
The Heart of Arkansas
Home to the historic Royal Theatre and part of the upcoming Southwest Trail system sits Benton, Arkansas. The flourishing city, named after Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, is situated between Little Rock and Hot Springs. From 2000 to 2018, Benton's population grew by 63 percent. That makes it one of the fastest-growing cities in Central Arkansas, and the fourth largest. The mid-size city encompasses capital-city/recreation amenities valued by many Arkansans.
The public is invited to review and comment on Metroplan’s updated Public Participation Plan (3-P).
Transportation legislation (FAST Act) requires that the 3-P be updated prior to any long-range metropolitan transportation planning effort. The full text of the 3-P is available on the Metroplan website (metroplan.org) in downloadable format.
The public comment period is from Sunday, June 30, until close of business day on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.
Call Metroplan at 372-3300 for further information. (Hearing impaired dial 711.) Written comments should be submitted to: Title VI Coordinator, Metroplan, 501 W. Markham Street, Suite B, Little Rock, AR 72201
All comments must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, August 14. Comments may also be faxed to 501-372-8060, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.