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In 2025, the Conway Area Chamber and the Conway Development Corporation are active advocates for the natural gas industry.  They identify ways to leverage and maximize the economic impact of the Fayetteville Shale play. They work to increase natural gas’s position in the marketplace. (CNG vehicles, power plants, etc.) In 2025, downtown Conway is home […]

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In 2025, Conway has a comprehensive system of cycling lanes and sidewalks that facilitate car free travel.  This system connects with traditional public transportation infrastructure. In 2025, cyclists and drivers are informed about bicycle safety and shared roadway principles. In 2025, the Conway Police Department enforces traffic laws aim at/for the bicycle. In 2025, Conway […]

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In 2025, Conway has regular and reliable public transportation that has grown over time.  The system is a result of a MetroPlan transportation study. Is has reliable funding and is well used. It is integrated with other transit systems in the LR metro area. In 2025, local officials allocate land for the purpose of public […]

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In 2025, Conway is a community that actively encourages minority populations to participate and excel in the arts. In 2025, Conway has dedicated organizations and/or staff responsible for arts leadership. In 2025, there is an up-to-date and accurate registry of local arts organizations, artist’s guilds and contacts. In 2025, Conway benchmarks its arts activities against […]

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In 2025, Conway’s downtown frequently hosts performances such as music or theatre on Friday nights.  Restaurants and other businesses are open to accommodate these events. In 2025, Conway residents and visitors have easy access to information about local art events.  This information is available on local television stations, the radio, web and smart phones. In […]

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In 2025, public buildings (hospital, schools, non-profits, municipal, county) are committed to incorporating art into their design.  They also serve as a place for local artists to exhibit their work. In 2025, Conway has accurate information assessing the local economic impact of the arts. In 2025, the arts community regularly receives financial support from the […]

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In 2025, the Oak Street corridor between Interstate 40 and downtown is an attractive entryway to Conway and its downtown.  It has been redeveloped according to specific design guidelines. In 2025, Markham Street is a lively corridor between downtown and the Hendrix Village.  It is anchored by a park and amphitheatre on the site of […]

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In 2025, downtown Conway offers a variety of housing options: townhomes, apartments, single family housing and loft developments.  Attractive developments have access to development incentives. In 2025, Simon Park is a destination and home to an interactive water feature. In 2025, St Joseph Parish and School are well integrated into the design and activities of […]

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In 2025, most of downtown Conway’s utility infrastructure is underground. In 2025, downtown Conway has multiple parking decks to accommodate shoppers, employees, visitors and residents. In 2025, downtown drainage issues have been remedied, in part, by improvements made along Markham and Spencer Streets.  These improvements are both effective and aesthetically pleasing. In 2025, Conway’s downtown […]

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