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.
Metroplan is an association of local governments that has operated by inter-local agreement since 1955. Originally formed as the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission of Pulaski County, Metroplan now has members in Pulaski, Faulkner, Saline, Lonoke and Grant Counties. Metroplan is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) under Title 23 of the United States Code.
FEATURED METROPLAN MEMBER PROFILE
Conway, Arkansas, nicknamed "The City of Colleges," has a long-running reputation for growth. This is significantly due to the deliberate decision to pursue institutions of higher hearning, which in turn has had a tremendous economic impact on the city. From 2000 to 2017, Conway's population grew by 49 percent. Conway is a city offering a great quality of life for college students, professionals and families. According ot the Council of Community and Economic Research Cost of Living Index, Conway ranks number 9 as the least expensive urban area. conwayarkansas.gov/community
Metroplan is seeking letters of interest from qualified firms to provide engineering services for the development of model regional guidelines for use in designing transportation facilities focusing on accessibility and transit integration.
Horizon2020 is a document prepared by Metroplan staff. It’s a retrospective on our region’s previous planning efforts beginning with METRO 2020. We examine hits, misses, and lessons learned from 1995 to 2019.
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