Metroplan releases video on light rail study | Arkansas Blog

Friday, March 1, 2013

Metroplan releases video on light rail study

Posted By on Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Metroplan has released a new video detailing their vision for a light-rail line between West Little Rock and the airport, following the path of I-630. The video details the results of Metroplan's I-630 Fixed Guideway Alignment Study, a preliminary project to determine both a route for the trains and where to place 14 stations to best serve commuters. As planned, the cars would pass briefly underground at several spots.

Watching the video, I couldn't help but think of this entertaining musical number from The Simpsons. Let's hope the Little Rock plan is a little more solid than Springfield's. Have you driven I-630 during rush hour lately?

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