FARGO — MATBUS and Great Rides Bike Share will be hosting a Mobility Matters Forum from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, in the community room of the main Fargo library, 102 3rd St. N.

Exhibits and interactive displays will be offered through 2 p.m., in addition to on-site food trucks. Registration is free and available via http://www.matbus.com. The event will also be broadcast live via the city of Fargo's Facebook page.

The forum will focus on transportation's role in the community, and preview advancements in technology and planning. It will specifically address opportunities to save money, decrease congestion and reduce emissions through shared transportation options.

Highlights of the forum will be as follows:

  • MATBUS vehicles on display to showcase state-of-the-art safety features and route-finding tools.

  • The debut of the MATBUS smart kiosk.

  • Solar display for electric vehicles with induction chargers.

  • Cass County Electric Cooperative's electric vehicle on and off-peak charging program.

  • Lime electric scooter test rides.

  • An e-bike from Great Rides.

  • Steps to utilize a bike repair station.

  • Using a ChargePoint EV charging system.