“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.”

Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is prepared every two years by Metroplan and describes officially endorsed surface transportation planning activities to be carried out for the Central Arkansas Regional Transportation Study area by Metroplan, the Arkansas Department of Transportation and Rock Region METRO.

This document details the planning work tasks that each agency chooses to undertake during the upcoming two federal fiscal years, as part of implementing the long-range transportation plan and transportation improvement program. The document also includes the planning budget revenues and expenditures required by each agency to accomplish the tasks described.