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Tue, Jan 14, 2014

14th Annual Design a Transit Wrap Contest is Underway

Calling all high school students with a flair for art! Valley Metro is kicking off the 14th Annual Design a Transit Wrap Contest, asking students to create original artwork with a positive transit theme. The winning design will be featured on a bus and light rail train wrap for an entire year. Here is how students can enter: 

1. Download the contest flyer, art template and application.
2. Use the art template to create an original design.
3. All entries should feature a positive transit message.
4. Submit artwork by February 14, 2014.

The Design a Transit Wrap contest is part of a larger effort to spread awareness about the benefits of public transit. Click here for more information on Valley Metro’s education programs. 

Photo Caption: Last year’s winner, McClintock High School student Richard Reid, poses in a wrapped bus featuring his “Do the Ride Thing” slogan.

About Valley Metro: Valley Metro provides eco-friendly public transit options to residents of greater Phoenix and Maricopa County including the planning and operations of a regional bus system and the development and operations of light rail. In Fiscal Year 2013, total ridership for the system was 73.4 million passengers which set a new record for bus and light rail boardings. The first 20 miles of light rail opened December 2008. Six light rail extensions are planned or under construction that will create a 57-mile system by 2032. Valley Metro also offers transit options including commuter vanpools, online carpool matching, bus trip mapping, bicycle safety and telework assistance. Two Boards of Directors set the policy direction for the agency with the intent of advancing the regional public transit system. Get the latest news by following us on Facebook and Twitter or visiting


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