A city that won't clean up after itself

Urban sprawl & highways

The city continues to creep west at the expense of school integration, diversity and community. Commutes are longer, more gas is burned and public transportation options are practically nonexistent. Plans are being drawn to expand the highway that cuts through downtown.

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That dirty air

Hold your breath, asthma sufferers! Did you know Little Rock is one of the 25 worst cities for people at risk due to year-round particle pollution? A lack of vehicle smog regulations and a cultural love of mufflers makes for quite the noxious and loud combination.

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Solo commuters

Around 85% of Little Rock workers drive to work by themselves. This shows a severe lack of urban planning and public transportation. Little Rock workers drive more than forty miles a day to and from work.

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