KC Studio: Julius A. Karash on Business and the Arts: ‘A Splash of Art and a Little Traffic Calming’
The intersection of public art and traffic safety ramped up in September when Bloomberg Philanthropies granted up to $25,000 each to Kansas City and 25 other municipalities around the country.
After letting the community weigh in every step of the way, a colorful new mural has been completed on the Hoosick Street Bridge underpass.
As two other parklets in the city remain in limbo, the last of an initial wave of the pop-up patios that have been in the works over the course of the pandemic has been placed as part of a larger intersection enhancement.
Syracuse.com: Asphalt art: Syracuse wins $25K grant to paint a mural, create a community plaza in front of City Hall
The city of Syracuse was awarded $25,000 through the Bloomberg Philanthropies Asphalt Art Initiative to turn a parking lot in front of City Hall back into a community plaza covered with a colorful mural.
Niagara Falls is one of 26 U.S. cities to be selected for a $25,000 Asphalt Art Grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. The grant application was submitted by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area in partnership with the City of Niagara Falls.
Block Club Chicago: West Side Pedestrians Avoid This Busy Intersection, But Public Art And Street Improvements Aim To Make It More Walkable
A tricky intersection often avoided by West Side pedestrians will soon be upgraded with better street infrastructure and public art to make the crossing safer and more walkable.
The underpass of the Collar City Bridge in Troy is getting a lot more colorful. The Arts Center of the Capital Region has collaborated with the city of Troy to organize the Uniting Line project.
A diamond-shaped mural with a teal Sankofa iconography-inspired image sits surrounded by thick red and yellow lines, creating color contrast that immediately catches the eye.
The city recently received a grant to build more street art installations as part of its Vision Zero plan.
Asphalt art can beautify an urban space. It can also make streets easier to navigate, invite more people out and push crime down.