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How artists help transportation projects

There are eight specific ways that artists most often contribute to transportation projects. Pick any one of the eight approaches below to learn more and read real-life stories illustrating how that approach was put into action with artists and transportation professionals collaborating together.

Arts and culture can help develop better projects that attract greater community support by imagining bold transportation solutions that are unconstrained by traditional processes. Learn more.

Arts and culture can make streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists by using creative methods to help transportation professionals empathize with all users. Learn more.

Arts and culture can help equip communities to organize and advocate for more equitably distributed transportation investments. Learn more.

Arts and culture can help shepherd transportation projects through the community input process more quickly and smoothly by facilitating meaningful participation early and often in the planning process. Learn more.

Arts and culture can help accomplish local goals including improving health, encouraging walking and biking, or increasing transit ridership by incorporating community-sourced artistic and design elements into transportation projects to foster local stewardship and use. Learn more.

Arts and culture can help overcome the disruption of construction and mitigate the impact on businesses, residents, and visitors by using artistic interventions to create a more accessible and inviting environment. Learn more.

Arts and culture can help remedy the divisions created by urban highways and other detrimental transportation infrastructure by physically and culturally reconnecting communities. Learn more.

Arts and culture can help creatively and clearly explain the rules and procedures for using sidewalks, trails, and all other modes of transportation that require people to share space. Learn more.