The City of Alexandria benefits from a well-connected network of highway, rail, water and air transportation. The city lies along one interstate corridor, I-49, and along two Class I freight railroads, the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and the Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS). Additionally, the Port of Alexandria facilitates commercial and industrial commerce of the region via the Red River. This transportation system also supports passenger and goods movement via air travel from the Alexandria International Airport as well as bicycle paths and pedestrian walkways.
The City of Alexandria shall plan, design, fund, construct, operate, and maintain an interconnected network of transportation facilities that are aesthetically pleasing, safe, secure, accessible and convenient for people of all ages and abilities traveling by foot, bicycle, automobile, public transportation, and commercial vehicle.