“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.”

Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

Metroplan, as the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for Central Arkansas, is required to develop a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP is a list of upcoming transportation projects to be undertaken within the transportation study area over the next five years. The TIP includes surface transportation projects, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and other transportation enhancements.  Metroplan develops the Central Arkansas Regional Transportation Study (CARTS) TIP in cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Transportation and Rock Region Metro.

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.

2019 -2022 TIP

Map of DRAFT 2021-2024 TIP Projects

Amendments to the 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)



Annual List of Obligated Projects (ALOP)

This publication presents a list of projects in the Central Arkansas Regional Transportation Study area for which Federal funds were obligated during Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019 – October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019 – on projects in the FFY 2019-22 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP contains an estimate of the federal funds that will be needed for project phases to progress during a given fiscal year.