Transportation Planning & Policy

Providing multimodal performance-based transportation planning to support transportation investment decisions and advance a safe and efficient transportation system. 

Statewide Planning

Responsibilities

The Statewide Planning team is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of performance-driven, long-range, multi-modal transportation plans. This team also maintains the Arkansas Statewide Travel Demand Model (ARTDM), which is used to forecast changes in the traffic demand.

Statewide Planning Documents

Statewide Long Range Intermodal Transportation Plan (2017)

The Arkansas Long Range Intermodal Transportation Plan is a performance-based long-range plan. It is a comprehensive document that details goals, objectives, policies, investment strategies, and performance measures that will guide future transportation investments to move Arkansas forward. It examines all aspects of the state’s multimodal transportation system, including highways, bridges, public transportation, rail, bicycle, pedestrian, ports, waterways, and aviation.

Executive Summary
Full Document

State Freight Plan (2017)

The Arkansas State Freight Plan describes the State’s multimodal freight system (including highways, rail, air, waterways, and pipelines); reports freight system trends; identifies needs and issues; describes the policies, strategies and performance measures that will guide investment decisions; and documents a freight investment plan for high-priority freight projects.

Executive Summary
Full Document

Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan (2017)

The Arkansas Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan highlights the economic benefits of active transportation on the economy and quality of life; supports the development of local and statewide bicycle and pedestrian transportation networks; and emphasizes the Department’s Core Value of providing a safe transportation system.

Executive Summary
Full Document

Links

ARDOT Bicycle-Pedestrian Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Aeronautics
Arkansas Waterways Commission