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The Northeast Arkansas Regional Transportation Planning Commission (N.A.R.T.P.C.) serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the cities of Bay, Bono, Brookland, Jonesboro as well as some unincorporated parts of Craighead County. We are responsible for helping plan and program transportation improvement projects within the region through the use of federal planning funds. 

“We know that transportation is vital to the overall way of life in every community.  We remain dedicated to ensuring that both goods and people can move about safely and efficiently throughout OUR region." 

~ N.A.R.T.P.C. Staff

  1. Cecelie Cochran

    Cecelie Cochran

    MPO Director

  2. Alan Pillow

    MPO Planner I

  3. Physical Address
    300 S. Church St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Phone: 870-933-4623
    Fax: 870-336-7171

Public Comments Requested on Short-Term Improvement Plan!

We are requesting public feedback on the FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (STIP/TIP), which outlines federal funding designated for proposed roadway and transit improvement projects in Craighead County! Comments will be collected until March 27, 2021. Please utilize the link below to review the plan and submit your feedback!

 FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program cover page

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