Regional Plans

NWA Open Space Plan

The City of Bentonville is participating in a regional partnership to prepare the Northwest Arkansas Open Space Plan. The purpose is to develop a coordinated, voluntary program to protect and promote the region's most valued natural landscapes and open spaces. Click here for more information. 

Connect NWA

Connect Northwest Arkansas is a 10-Year Transit Development Plan (TDP) that created a “Blueprint” for improving and expanding transit in the Northwest Arkansas region. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission (NWARPC), Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) and Razorback Transit (RT) are committed to ensure this plan connects NW Arkansas at the regional and local level and that a robust public engagement process is used to inform the plan. Click here for more information. 

NWA Bicycle Pedestrian Plan

The NWA Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan provides the blueprint for creating 32 great communities in Benton and Washington Counties. Click here for more information.