Arkansas Commuting laws & HR compliance analysis

Arkansas Commuting: What you need to know

The state of Arkansas has no statute regulating ridesharing arrangements and no special rules covering the licensing of carpool and vanpool drivers for private employees.
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ADEQ. However, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Air Division does encourage employees to rideshare, use public transportation, or bike or walk to work.
ArkRIDE. ArkRIDE is a ride-matching program in central Arkansas (Pulaski, Faulkner, Saline, and Lonoke counties) sponsored by the Metroplan council of member local governments, the Central Arkansas Transit Authority, and the Arkansas State Employees Association. The program also maintains park-and-ride lots. For information, go to
Links to rural and urban public transportation agencies across the state are available at
The Central Arkansas Transit Authority has information on bus, trolley/streetcar, and train service available at
Last reviewed April 2015.

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