Tagged: rock region metro

Rock Region Metro Board Hires Charles Frazier as Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2018 9:56 am

The Metro Board of Directors announced Monday the hiring of Charles Frazier, assistant director of Palm Tran in Palm Beach County, Florida, as executive director of Rock Region Metro.

2 Arkansas Public Transit Systems Get $7.2M In Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/5/2018 2:18 pm

Ozark Regional Transit in Springdale and Rock Region Metro in Little Rock have received grants totaling $7.17 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration.

Rock Region Metro Hires Springsted Waters to Find New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2017 3:41 pm

The Rock Region Metro board hires Springsted Waters Executive Recruitment of Dallas to recruit its next executive director.

Rock Region Metro's Donna Bowers Honored by Mass Transit (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Donna Bowers, director of operations for Rock Region Metro, the public transportation system for central Arkansas, has been recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree by Mass Transit trade journal.

2 Arkansas Universities Partner for Affordable Education

by Associated Press 8/10/2017 3:37 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech are partnering to give students a more affordable path to earning their bachelor's degree.

Rock Region Metro Director Resigns

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/21/2017 3:14 pm

Rock Region Metro Executive Director Jarod Varner on Friday announced his departure from the central Arkansas transit organization after four years of leading it.

Clinton School of Public Service Announces January Speaker Series

by Lydia McAllister 1/4/2017 2:53 pm

Clear your schedules for these free programs in January.

Rock Region Metro Continues Maintenance Deal With Love's Trillium CNG

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2016 9:21 am

Rock Region Metro of North Little Rock plans to replace its remaining 43 diesel-fueled buses with compressed natural gas buses by the end of 2025.

Rock Region Metro Plans Service Enhancements, Fare Review

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2016 2:09 pm

As part of an annual review process, Rock Region Metro is planning system service enhancements, including proposed changes for 14 of its 26 bus routes. A fare review, the first since 2009, is also underway.

With New Tech and Data, Rock Region Metro Aims for Service Improvements

by Alexis Crowe 5/20/2016 10:28 am

Rock Region Metro is using new technology and upgrades in hopes of encouraging more people to use public transportation and earn the public's vote for a sales tax increase.

Vote for Public Transit (Jimmy Moses Commentary)

by Jimmy Moses 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Recently, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce and several community leaders have endorsed the quarter-cent sales tax to fund public transit on the March 1 Pulaski County ballot.

Becca Green of Rock Region Metro Becomes President of Arkansas PR Chapter (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Becca Green, director of public engagement at Rock Region METRO, is now president of the Arkansas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Green succeeds Brandi Hinkle, who is the public information manager for the Arkansas Department of Human Services.

Rock Region Metro Gets Grant for Shelters

by Associated Press 12/9/2015 11:40 am

The public transportation agency in central Arkansas has received federal aid to install 25 new solar-powered shelters.

Rock Region Metro Proposes 1/4-Cent Sales Tax

by Alexis Crowe 11/10/2015 8:55 am

The Rock Region Metro board of directors unanimously approve a resolution to pursue a quarter-cent sales tax to provide dedicated funding for public transit.

Cautious Optimism for Rebuilding Broadway Bridge

by Austin DuVall 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Motorists who regularly drive downtown may dread next year’s replacement of the Broadway Bridge, but Little Rock and transit officials don’t expect the $98.4 million project to cause many problems for area businesses.

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.”