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Ride 4 SMILIES – Survey and Discussion Opportunity

September 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022

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The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is currently running a research study, Shared Micromobility for Affordable Accessible Housing (SMILIES) – A Community-based Approach.  This is a pilot study of shared mobility option needs for the City of Fort Smith, AR.  As part of the project, the “Ride 4 SMILIES” is currently operating with 40 bikes located at eight bike stations. If you are interested in learning more, click this link.    

If you are currently a City of Fort Smith resident with a valid home address, you may be eligible to participate in a discussion on the sign-up processes, payment methods and pricing plans of the “Ride 4 SMILIES” bike share system. If you are eligible and participate in the discussion, you will receive a $75 gift card to compensate you for your time.  

Please go to this link and take the 5 min survey to see if you are eligible for the study. If eligible, you will receive an email within one week after you take the survey.   

If you have any question or comment on the study or the “Ride 4 SMILIES” bike share system, please call Dr. Suman Kumar Mitra, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, at (479) 718-1298 or by email at mitralab@uark.eduAfter the study results are finalized, we will use the information to design a bike share system that is sustainable for the City of Fort Smith, AR.”


September 1, 2022
September 30, 2022
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