Rock Region Metro

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Rock Region Metro provides transit service to the cities of Little Rock, North Little Rock, Maumelle, Jacksonville, Sherwood and Pulaski County, Arkansas.

History

  • Twin City Transit Company operated from 1962-1972.
  • Known as Central Arkansas Transit Authority (CAT) from 1986 until August 12, 2015.

Routes

Maps & schedules

  • 01 Pulaski Heights
  • 02 South Main
  • 03 Baptist Medical Center
  • 04 Levy/Amboy
  • 05 West Markham
  • 06 Granite Mountain
  • 07 East Ninth
  • 08 Rodney Parham
  • 10 McCain Mall
  • 11 M.L. King
  • 12 Airport/Presidential Library
  • 13 Pulaski Tech
  • 14 Rosedale
  • 15 65th Street
  • 16 UALR
  • 17 Mabelvale/Downtown
  • 17A Mabelvale/UALR
  • 18 McAlmont
  • 19 Hensley
  • 20 College Station
  • 21 University Avenue
  • 25 Pinnacle Mountain Express
  • 26 Maumelle Express
  • 36 Jacksonville/Sherwood Express

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 901 Maple St., North Little Rock, AR 72114-4647
  • Email: info@cat.org
  • Fax: 501-375-6812
  • Phone: 501-375-6717

Bus Roster

[1][2]

Active

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1001-1004 2010 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
1005-1012 Central Arkansas Transit Authority 1009-a.jpg 2010 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
1501-1515 2015 Gillig BRT CNG 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins Westport
ISL G
Allison B400R
1701-1704 2017 Gillig BRT CNG 40'
(G31D102N4)
Cummins Westport
ISL G
Allison B400R
1705-1707 2017 Gillig BRT CNG 35'
(G31B102N4)
Cummins Westport
ISL G
Allison B400R
1801 2018 Gillig BRT CNG 40'
(G31D102N4)
Cummins Westport
L9N
Allison B400R
2101-2103 2018 Gillig BRT CNG 40'
(G31D102N4)
Cummins Westport
L9N
2104-2108 2018 Gillig BRT CNG 35'
(G31B102N4)
Cummins Westport
L9N
2301-2309 2003 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
  • Some units retired circa 2015.
  • 2 units remain active as of 2020.
  • View the series page for detailed disposition info.
2401-2407 2004 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G29E102R2)
Cummins ISL Allison
2701-2705 2007 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G29D102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R 2704 caught on fire and retired in 2015.
2801-2805 2008 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
2806-2810 Central Arkansas Transit Authority 2808-a.jpg 2008 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
2901-2904 2010 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R
2905-2907 2010 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
? ? GMC TDH-3610 Detroit Diesel 4-71
? 1980 Blue Bird City Bird Detroit Diesel 6V53T Allison MT-643
  • Ex-?
  • 3 units.
? 1981 GMC RTS-04
(T70-204)
Allison V730
  • Ex-?
  • 6 units.
? 1981 GMC RTS-04
(T80-204)
Allison V730
  • Ex-?
  • 5 units.
101-106 (1st) 1981 LTP Flxette Ex-?
101-118 1996 Neoplan USA AN435A Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison V731RH
  • Retired in 2010.
  • View the series page for detailed disposition info.
201-210 1983 Grumman Flxible 870
(40096-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
301-312 1978 Flxible 45096-8-1 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 Ex-METRO Transit (Oklahoma City) 7802, 7804, 7805, 7807, 7810, 7812, 7813, 7818-7820, 7823 & 7825.
401 9/1990 OBI Orion I
(01.502)
501-502 2/1992 Gillig Phantom 35'
(35/96TB/6V92T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
700 12/1967 GMC TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow
701-730 12/1965 GMC TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow
  • Formerly Twin City Transit Company same numbers.
  • 702 was bought by a private owner for an RV conversion project. It was listed on Facebook Marketplace in Greenbrier, AR in December 2020.[3]
701-702 (2nd) 1977 AMG Metropolitan 35'
(9635B-8)
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730 Ex-Capital Metro Transit 518 & 521.
731-742 12/1965 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Formerly Twin City Transit Company same numbers.
743-744 3/1968 GMC T6H-4521A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison Formerly Twin City Transit Company same numbers.
745-747 9/1963 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
748-749 1963 GMC TDH-4519 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH
801-818 1974 GMC T6H-4523A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
900-919 1982 Blue Bird City Bird Detroit Diesel 6V53T Allison MT-643
2101-2109 2001 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G22B102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 40E Allison B400R
  • Retired in 2015.
  • View the series page for detailed disposition info.
2706 2007 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G29B102N4)
Cummins ISL Allison B400R

Links Paratransit

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
? 2001 Ford E-350 1 unit.
? 2002 ElDorado National cutaway 2 units.
? 2003 ElDorado National cutaway 6 units.
25xx 2005 Ford/ElDorado National E-450 2 units.
2851-2857? 2008 Chevrolet

ElDorado National

C4500

Aero Elite

  • 2851 VIN # 1GBE4V1988F405492 Retired.
  • 2852 VIN # 1GBE4V19X8F405512 Retired.
  • 2853 VIN # 1GBE4V1928F405536 Retired.
  • 2854 VIN # 1GBE4V19X8F405543 Retired.
  • 2855 VIN # 1GBE4V1988F405556 Retired.
  • 2856 VIN # 1GBE4V19X8F405588 Retired.
  • 2857 VIN # 1GBE4V1938F405609 Retired.
2951-2957 2008-2009 Chevrolet

ElDorado National

C4500

Aero Elite

  • 2951 VIN # 1GBE4V1929F402623 (2009 model) Retired.
  • 2952 VIN # 1GBE4V1969F402818 (2009 model) Retired.
  • 2953 VIN # 1GBE4V1989F402996 (2009 model) Retired.
  • 2954 VIN # 1GBG5U1928F415337 (2008 model) Retired.
  • 2955 VIN # 1GBG5U19X8F415649 (2008 model) Retired.
  • 2956 VIN # 1GBG5U1918F415779 (2008 model) Retired.
  • 2957 VIN # 1GBG5U1998F415934 (2008 model) Retired.
2960-2963 2008 Chevrolet

ElDorado National

C4500

Aero Elite

  • 2960 VIN # 1GBG5U1968F415888 Retired.
  • 2961 VIN # 1GBG5U1938F415797 Retired.
  • 2962 VIN # 1GBG5U1998F415979 Retired.
  • 2964 VIN # 1GBG5U1958F416014 Retired.
2964-2965 2008 Chevrolet

ElDorado National

C5500

Aero Elite

Streetcars

Originally named the River Rail Streetcar, the Metro Streetcar was named in 2015. Five streetcars operate on two different lines. The two lines are named the "Green Line", and the "Blue Line".

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motors Notes
408 2002 Gomaco Replica Birney
409-410 2003 Gomaco Replica Birney
411-412 2006 Gomaco Replica Birney

Service/Support vehicles

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
? 1997 Dodge Pickup 1 unit, unknown model.
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 1 unit.
2001 Dodge Pickup 2 units, unknown model.
2002 Dodge Durango 1 unit, unknown SUV model.
2005 Ford 2 units, unknown model.
2006 Ford 1 unit, unknown model.
2006 Toyota 1 unit, unknown hybrid SUV model.
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 4 units.

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References