“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"


Public Review and Comment

Metroplan is pleased to provide the 2021-2024 CARTS Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Amendment 2 to Central Arkansas 2050 for review and public comment. You are encouraged to review the projects included in both documents and provide feedback to Metroplan. Links to the documents are as follows:

1) Proposed amendments to the regional long-range metropolitan transportation plan Central Arkansas 2050, and

2) The draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Fiscal Years 2021-2024 for the CARTS area.

The public comment period is from Sunday, February 14, 2021, through close of business day on Monday, March 15, 2021.

Metroplan’s Best Practices Newsletter
The newsletter will explore best practices related to community development, transportation and planning. The first issue discusses Making Connections for safer, more efficient, and more walkable neighborhoods. 
Issue 1: Making Connections  January 2021

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 remotelyuntil 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 Announces Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Recipients (STBG) Press Release and Descriptions

Metroplan Announces the 2020-2021 STP and TAP Recipients

Metroplan Announces a Regional Multi-use Trail Initiative

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