Helmet Giveaway Underway

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Enthusiasm for shared electric scooters is readily apparent on the University of Arkansas campus as thousands of people have taken rides since Spin launched on Nov. 9. To date, no major accidents involving e-scooters have been reported. Nonetheless, students' safety remains the top priority for the University of Arkansans.  

Starting today, Monday, Dec. 2, the U of A Office for Sustainability will be giving away helmets to e-scooter riders and cyclists who stop by the office. The helmets will be given out at the Sustainability House, 238 Harmon Ave., during regular office hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bell helmets has generously sponsored the giveaway with 50 high quality multi-sport style helmets. The helmets are one-size-fits-all in a mat gray color finish. The helmets will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis while supplies last.

To learn more, visit bike.uark.edu.

About the Office for Sustainability: The mission of the University of Arkansas Office for Sustainability is to motivate, facilitate, and coordinate responsible practices through partnerships with students, faculty, and staff across all campus departments. The Office for Sustainability uses the campus as a living laboratory by overseeing the implementation of the University of Arkansas environmental goals. These programs are part of the UA Resiliency Center, hosted by the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, and are supported by UA Facilities Management.

Contacts

Dane Eifling, bicycle and pedestrian programs coordinator
Office for Sustainability
479-575-8243, deifling@uark.edu

Mark Rushing, assistant vice chancellor
University Relations
479-575-5555, markr@uark.edu

Eric Boles, director
Office for Sustainability
479-575-2405, eboles@uark.edu

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