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Fayetteville rides mid-pack on list of top bike cities

Data: League of American Bicyclists. Chart: Axios Visuals

Saddle up NWA, Fayetteville is the sixth most bicycle-friendly city in the U.S. according to the League of American Bicyclists.

  • The city has 30 registered bicycle-friendly businesses (BFBs).
  • By comparison, Bentonville has 11 BFBs and Rogers has four.

Arkansas campaign aims to get more people discounted internet

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

A coalition of groups across the state are launching a public awareness campaign to get more Arkansans access to discounted internet thanks to a relatively new pandemic-era program, according to a Monday news release.

Why it matters: More than 1 million Arkansans don't have internet. That's about a third of the state.

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