Arts & Transportation Rapid Response

Arts & Transportation Rapid Response is an initiative for transportation agencies looking to creatively and quickly address pandemic-related transportation challenges.

Smart Growth America is excited to announce the selection of three transit agencies to participate in the second round of the Arts & Transportation Rapid Response initiative.

  • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (Atlanta, GA)
  • Port Authority of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation (Ware, MA)

In our first round of the Arts & Transportation Rapid Response we worked with the Bay Area, CA, Oakland, CA, Las Vegas, NV, West Central Minnesota, and Detroit, MI. You can learn more about the project in our summary report.


Read the latest about the initiative here >>


People use stencils to spray paint green animal footprints on a street.
Artist Naomi RaMona Schliesman and Jill Amundson, Associate Planner at West Central Initiative use stencils to spray paint footprints on a street in Henning, MN. Photo credit: Ne-Dah-Ness Rose Greene.