Tagged: central arkansas transit authority

CATA Buses Receive New Look and Name

by Alexis Crowe 8/12/2015 6:00 am

Starting today, you’ll probably notice that some of the city buses look more than a little bit different. Here's why.

CATA Becomes Rock Region Metro With New Look, 15 CNG Buses

by Alexis Crowe 8/11/2015 10:42 am

The Central Arkansas Transit Authority becomes the Rock Region Metro, part of rebranding effort that includes new services and 15 buses powered by compressed natural gas.

Chart: A Look at Rock Region Metro's New Look, New Name

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2015 8:16 am

The former Central Arkansas Transit Authority has a new name, Rock Region Metro, and a new look for public transit vehicles throughout metro Little Rock.

Central Arkansas Transit Authority Set To Debut New Name, New Look

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Central Arkansas Transit Authority will debut its new name and new look Aug. 11, seven months after the CATA Board of Directors voted to rechristen the agency “Rock Region Metro.”

CATA Hires Becca Green as Director of Public Engagement

by Alexis Crowe 7/13/2015 1:56 pm

The Central Arkansas Transit Authority has named Becca Green the new director of public engagement.

River Rail Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Free Streetcar Rides

by Jess Ardrey 11/20/2014 8:36 am

The Central Arkansas Transit Authority knows how to party, people.

Transit's River Rail Marks 10th Anniversary

by Associated Press 11/20/2014 8:34 am

The Central Arkansas Transit Authority is preparing to mark the tenth anniversary of its River Rail electric streetcar service during a daylong celebration.

Mayor's Car Free Challenge Kicks Off Today

by Lauren James 10/4/2013 2:00 pm

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola is challenging Little Rock residents to put their cars in park and leave them that way for one week for the 3rd Annual Mayor's Car Free Challenge, starting today (Oct. 7).

Dreaming Big: Little Rock Unveils Plans for Main Street Creative Corridor

by Mark Carter 12/12/2012 3:18 pm

The City of Little Rock and the Downtown Little Rock Partnership publicly unveiled a big-picture vision for the Main Street corridor on Wednesday.

Central Arkansans: Go Carless With Little Rock Mayor Mike Stodola

by Samuel G. Smith 9/17/2012 11:57 am

Could you live without a car for a week? Join Little Rock Mayor Mike Stodola in a discussion about going carless Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Arkansas Studies Institute in Little Rock.

3 Big Reasons Why You Need To Start Bicycling

by Amanda Hoelzeman 2/22/2012 5:00 pm

Bicycling benefits more than just the environment; it creates healthy residents, vibrant communities and valuable economic opportunities.

State, County, Federal Offices and Banks Are Closed Today

by Karen Martin 12/26/2011 5:13 am

Most state, county and federal offices and banks are closed today (Dec. 26) because Christmas fell on a Sunday. A complete list follows.

Christmas Shoppers: Time is Running Out, So Check Out These Area Sales, Deals

by Karen Martin 12/14/2011 5:55 am

Before you race around aimlessly in hopes of miraculously running across a suitable gift for those last few stragglers on your holiday list, here are some ideas -- and where to find them.

Public Transportation

by Michael Barrier 8/1/2011 12:00 am

I’ve found that if you want to startle your friends, one good way is to say, “I was riding the bus downtown the other day ...” Jaws drop, women faint, children run screaming from the room, dogs whine in terror. It’s a very satisfying spectacle.

Living in Arkansas' Resource Guide: Important Phone Numbers, Contacts

by Living in Arkansas staff 8/1/2008 12:00 am

This guide will help you find information on everything from volunteer opportunities and continuing education classes to state agencies and recreation, making your move to Arkansas a smooth ride.

How Adjusting Your Transportation Plan Can Help the Environment

by Leigh Ann Golden 1/1/2008 12:00 am

From carpools to bikes to public transportation, you’ve got choices when it comes to reaching your destination in an environmentally friendly way. Here's some tips and hints.