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Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Rail Public Art Wins Excellence Award

PHOENIX, AZ – On Saturday, September 10, Valley Metro, Phoenix and Mesa, were honored at the Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards ceremony receiving the Art in Public Places Award for the Valley Metro Public Art Program for Northwest and Central Mesa Extensions. The award recognizes works of art that are visually accessible to the public.

Arizona Forward_Group

(from left to right, front row): Patricia Reiter, ASU Global Institute of Sustainability (Arizona Forward lead judge); Phoenix Vice Mayor Kate Gallego; Mesa Vice Mayor and Valley Metro Rail Vice Chair Dennis Kavanaugh; M.B. Finnerty, Valley Metro; Mary Shindell, artist.
(from left to right, back row):  Ed Zuercher, Phoenix City Manager; Jay Yenerich, Valley Metro

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