“Metroplan acts as a voice of regionalism and has worked as the council of local governments and Metropolitan Planning Organization for central Arkansas since 1955.”

"We are Central Arkansas"

"We are Central Arkansas"

"We are Central Arkansas"

"We are Central Arkansas"

Unified Development Ordinance: A Model Code for Arkansas’ Small Cities
Central Arkansas Regional Greenways Plan
CARTS Multimodal Infrastructure Guidelines

Metroplan’s Best Practices Newsletter
The newsletter explores best practices related to community development, transportation and planning. The first issue discusses Making Connections for safer, more efficient, and more walkable neighborhoods. The second issue provides tips for improving pedestrian safety.
Issue 1: Making Connections  January 2021
Issue 2: Safety for Pedestrians and Bikes  February 2022
Issue 3: Unified Development Ordinance  September 2022


About Metroplan

Little Rock (March 17, 2020) — Due to the ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 pandemic, Metroplan will be taking additional precautions to encourage social distancing. Most Metroplan staff will work remotely until further notice. Under Pulaski County’s order, the Pulaski Regional Building continues to be closed to public access.

  • Individuals needing to contact staff are encouraged to do so via staff emails. Staff emails and agency information may be found by clicking here. Staff may be reached between 9 am and 4 pm by calling 501.372.3300.

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.



Metroplan Executive Director Employment Opportunity 
The Metroplan Board of Directors is seeking an Executive Director.  For further information, please click on the link above.

Public Engagement Planner Position
Metroplan is seeking a full-time qualified Public Engagement Planner. The Planner will shape Metroplan’s messaging to diverse audiences using various communication tools, technologies, and media platforms. This position is responsible for increasing the organization’s visibility and public awareness of its planning products, publications, and philosophies.
See job description and requirements here.


2023 – 2026 TIP
Adopted 11/16/2022

Central Arkansas 2050 Amendment 4, Chapter 7
Adopted 11/16/2022


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