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JETS is Jonesboro's Public Transit System

New Route and Time information (click routes)

Beginning January 13, 2014-
Operating Hours for fixed routes are 5:21 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Operating Hours for Para-transit services are 5:21 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday



Fare Prices

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Fixed Route Service
Adult $1.25
Student $0.90
Summer Student Fare $.025
Senior Citizen $0.60
Disabled $0.60

Medicare $0.60

 

ADA Para-transit Service

Core Area $2.50

31 Day Pass
(fixed route only)
Adult $31.25
Student $20.00
Senior/Disabled $20.00

Medicare $20.00

7 Day Pass
(fixed route only)
Adult $15.00
Student $10.00
Senior/Disabled $10.00

Medicare $10.00

 

1 Day Pass

(Fixed Route Only)

Adult $3.75

Student $2.50

Senior/Disabled $2.50

Medicare $2.50

 

Summer Pass (18 & Under Student Pass 6/1/2010 - 8/13/2010) $20.00

Set Value Passes for Paratransit
$10.00 Face Value
$20.00 Face Value

 

 

JETS Community Advisory Board

JETS

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A seven member JETS Citizens Advisory Board has been appointed by the Mayor and City Council to advocate for the development of an effective and efficient public transit system for the City of Jonesboro.  JETS Community Advisory Board members each serve a three year term.  Six of the Board members each represent a particular Ward within the city, while one Board member serves in an At-Large capacity.  The Board terms are staggered so as to provide JETS with Board continuity. 

The JETS Community Advisory Board meets monthly to

  • Hear reports from JETS management as to the current status of JETS operation
  • Allow for direct citizen input into planning for JETS development
  • To formally hear requests concerns, complaints, and suggestions coming directly from the public

While the JETS Community Advisory Board does not have policy making authority, its members do have the ear of JETS management and they frequently contribute suggestions and insights that expand the range of ideas considered in the decision-making process.

The JETS Community Advisory Board generally holds its regular meeting on the First Wednesday of each month (for some months the meetings are held on the Second Wednesday to allow for JETS staff reports to be readied).  The venue for these meetings is usually the Round Room of the Jonesboro-Craighead County Regional Library. JETS has a sheltered stop that serves the Library. 

 

Community Advisory Board Members

  • Roger McKinney, (Ward 2)
    870-932-9170
    Term Expires: 2/28/2014
    Email
  • Rev. Charlene Johnson Vice Chair (Ward 5)
    870-972-9734
    Term Expires: 2/28/2015
    Email
  •  Jimmy Cooper, Chair (Ward 3)
    870-897-6235
    Term Expires: 2/28/2015
    Email

  • Kathy Cole (Ward 4)
    870-761-8650
    Term Expires: 2/28/2015
    Email
  • Martie Schull (Ward 1)
    870-243-3126
    Term Expires: 2/28/2014
    Email

  • Rickey Greer (Ward 6)
    870-931-9430
    Term Expires: 2/28/2016
  • Dr. Rebecca Matthews, Chair (At Large)
    870-243-6674
    Term Expires 2/28/2016
    Email

CAB Meeting Schedule for 2013
January 9 – Library Round Room
February 13 – Library Round Room
March 13 – Library Round Room
April 10- Library Round Room
May 8– Library Round Room
June 12 - Library Round Room
July 10–Library Round Room
August 14–Library Round Room
September 11 –Library Round Room
October 9 –Library Round Room
November 13 –Library Round Room
December 11 - Library Round Room

 

 

 

 

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JETS is an

acronym for Jonesboro Economical Transportation System and it has been providing public transportation for the City of Jonesboro since May 2006.  JETS offers both Fixed Route and Paratransit service, all within the city limits.  All JETs vehicles are equipped with wheelchair access.
JETS Fixed Route service is currently provided by three hour long loops that cover significant portions of north, west, central, and east Jonesboro.  JETS Fixed Route Service also has stops in the western-most portion of the Jonesboro Industrial Park.
Fixed Routes Service currently serves these places of interest, among others:

Medical              

Retail/Restaurants

Educational

St. Bernards Medical Center The Mall at Turtle Creek Arkansas State University (5 Stops)
NEA Baptist Medical Center Highland Drive Wal-Mart Jonesboro High School
Clopton Clinic Kroger

Valley View Adult Educational Center

Vision Care Center Harps Annie Camp Jr. High School
Cardiology Associates Country Mart Douglas MacArthur Jr. High School
First Care Parker Road Home Depot Visual and Performing Arts Magnet
First Care Matthews Avenue Caraway Plaza

Microsociety Magnet

St. Bernards Senior Health Bills Market on Fisher St Math and Science Magnet
OB-GYN Associates Ruby Tuesday Jonesboro Kindergarten Center
The Childrens Clinic Wings to Go Jonesboro Pre-K Center
OFSC Godseys Jonesboro Administration Building
Vision Care Center Dragon City

Arkansas State University Technical Ctr

Jonesboro Surgical Associates Pierro’s Nettleton Intermediate Center
Apache Drive Clinic Sue’s Kitchen Nettleton Central Elementary
Jonesboro Ortho/Sports Med Chef’s Inn Nettleton Fox Meadow Elementary
Jonesboro Church Health Ctr Cracker Barrell

Wolf Bookstore

Governmental/Human Svcs

Senior Services (Non-Med)

Health/Wellness/
Entertainment

Jonesboro City Hall St. Bernards Senior Center Hollywood Malco Theater
Jonesboro Justice Complex Harlan Hurd Senior Center Earl Bell Community Center
Craighead County Court House Wesley-on-the- Ridge Parker Park Community Center
Dept of Human Services               East Ark Area Agency on Aging Allen Park Community Center
Social Security Office St. Bernards Village

Craighead County-Jonesboro Public Library

U.S. Post Office Race Street Jonesboro Ecumenical Apts ASU Library and Museum
Dept of Finance/Administ Southwind Heights ASU Convocation Center (West)
Jonesboro Housing Auth. Benedictine Manor

Jonesboro YMCA

Craighead County Health Dept St. Elizabeth’s Place  

Hotels 

Apartments       

Human Service Organizations   

Holiday Inn/Holiday Inn Express Gladiolus Abilities Unlimited
Hilton Garden Inn Links Jonesboro Human Development Center
Candlewood Suites Caraway Commons         David Puryear Center
Fairfield Inn and Suites The Grove           Crowleys Ridge Development Council
Comfort Suites  Madison Apartments Hispanic Community Services, Inc.
Comfort Inn and Suites Kristi Lake Apartments  

Hampton Inn

   

Baymont Inn