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more frequent CATA Bus Service

Central Arkansas needs more frequency in it's bus service

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Passenger Rail between Conway and Little Rock

Passenger train between Conway and Little Rock with stops in Mayflower and Maumelle. Reduces commuter traffic on I-40. Reduces vehicular fatalities. Reduces fuel spending and vehicle maintenance cost. Reduces pollution including carbon emissions. Ability to remain productive during commute. Added social opportunities and state connectedness. Provides new economic opportunities for Conway, Little Rock, Maumelle ...more »

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More traditional development than suburban sprawl

Let's see more traditional development - walkable neighborhoods with safe, inviting, human-scale streets - rather than continuous sprawl on the outskirts that forces us to consume oil and comes with all of the inherit problems of car-dependency.

 

Please see my blog;

 

http://www.andrewalexanderprice.com/blog20121001.php

 

http://andrewalexanderprice.com/blog20121015.php

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with cheaper transportation options.

What if your house and your work were closer together? You could walk to work, instead of driving.

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Trains and better public transportation

It's no joke that the United States is the land of the car. Yet consistently 'better transportation' is the most popular topic that has been reoccurring on Imagine Central Arkansas and with people I've talked to. You just have to look around, people want trains connecting our cities, and every time someone mentions it, they are getting a lot of votes: http://imaginecentralarkansas.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Trains/176635-19834 ...more »

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Smartcard ticketing for buses, streetcars (and trains)

In many cities where I have lived during my lifetime, everyday commuters would purchase and use a 'smartcard' for navigating the city. A smartcard is a modern form of a "ticket." It is a wireless card you hold in front of a sensor when you enter and leave a bus or a train instead of presenting a ticket. I lived through the introduction of the smartcard (locally branded as the "Go Card") in the state of Queensland, Australia ...more »

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