Metroplan serves as the regional voice on issues affecting Central Arkansas, develops transportation plans required by federal law, and convenes stakeholders to deal with common environmental issues. Metroplan also provides information and staff resources to our member governments and the public.
Conway, Arkansas, nicknamed "The City of Colleges," has a long-running reputation for growth. This is significantly due to the deliberate decision to pursue institutions of higher hearning, which in turn has had a tremendous economic impact on the city. From 2000 to 2017, Conway's population grew by 49 percent. Conway is a city offering a great quality of life for college students, professionals and families. According ot the Council of Community and Economic Research Cost of Living Index, Conway ranks number 9 as the least expensive urban area. conwayarkansas.gov/community