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Monday's Axios Northwest Arkansas stories

Fayetteville e-scooters average 1,000 rides a day

E-scooters parked along the Razorback Regional Greeenway in Fayetteville. Photo: Worth Sparkman/Axios

If you were in Fayetteville over the weekend, you probably saw someone on an e-scooter. Or had one buzz past. Or were on one yourself.

The state of play: A year and a half after Fayetteville's e-scooter program launched in November 2019, the two-wheelers are proving a popular way to make quick trips around the city.

  • Two companies, Veo and Spin, each have 500 e-scooters in the city with every scooter averaging one ride per day.

University of Arkansas, UA-Cossatot create transfer degree programs

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Two departments within the University of Arkansas' Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences have created transfer degree programs with UA-Cossatot, a community college in DeQueen.

  • The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness and the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology are participating.