Topic : Rock Region METRO

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Rock Region METRO exec. dir. talks transit, community service

Management & Operations| August 5, 2019

Charles D. Frazier joined the North Little Rock, Ark.-based agency in June 2018.

New fare agreement to provide mobility for homeless in Arkansas

Mobility| February 4, 2019

Through TAP, the Arkansas Homeless Coalition will pay a flat monthly fee to METRO for a program total of 1,000 eligible riders.

Rock Region Metro hires new executive director

Charles Frazier is the current assistant director of Palm Tran in Palm Beach County, Fla.

Sustainability| April 6, 2018

Rock Region METRO lands $3.5M FTA grant for CNG buses

This is the largest FTA competitive grant for bus and bus facilities METRO has received.

Management & Operations| September 28, 2017

First Transit names Varner to regional VP post

He was most recently the executive director of Rock Region METRO in Little Rock, Ark.

Management & Operations| July 24, 2017

Rock Region METRO's Varner announces departure from agency

He will be stepping down to take a regional leadership role within First Transit, an international transit operations, management and consulting firm.

Public Transit GM Q&A: What has been the impact of new technology?

We asked top transit officials from around the nation what was the last tech they implemented and what was its impact.

 

Q&A: Jarod Varner, Executive Director/CEO at Rock Region METRO

In the summer of 2013, Jarod Varner was named executive director and CEO of Rock Region METRO — the central Arkansas-based public transit system serving three million passengers per year via fixed-route bus service, streetcar, and paratransit service.

Sustainability| September 30, 2016

Trillium CNG's contract extended in Arkansas

Will continue to provide services to the private Rock Region METRO station, which can fuel up to 75 CNG buses daily for the next three years with options for up to five years.

Sustainability| August 11, 2015

Ark. transit agency adding new CNG buses, rebranding

The Central Arkansas Transit Authority's new buses will feature the Rock Region METRO branding. The agency is also adding 30 new bus shelters, Wi-Fi on every vehicle and a mobile app for real-time bus arrival times to enhance the passenger experience.

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