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Wed, Feb 6, 2013

Valley Metro Asking Students to Design Bus and Light Rail Train Artwork

PHOENIX, AZ – Calling all high school students with a flair for art and an interest in displaying their artwork on a Valley Metro bus and light rail train! Valley Metro is kicking off the 13th annual Design a Transit Wrap contest. 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 15, 2013.

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.

Last year’s winner, Stephen Bielecki. 

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 METRO light rail. In fiscal year 2012, total ridership for the system was 71 million passengers. The first 20-miles of light rail opened December 2008 and served 13.5 million riders in 2012 exceeding the prior year by six percent. Six light rail extensions are under way 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. A board of 16 governments sets the policy direction for the agency and works to improve and regionalize the public transit system. Get the latest news by following us on Facebook and Twitter or visiting


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