June 28, 2013
Best Practices for Integrating Art into Capital Projects
For more than 30 years, transit art professionals have set the methodologies to achieve high standards for art and design in public transit systems. High quality art and design have proven beneficial to transit agencies by improving the customer experience and giving a sense of identity and vibrancy to transit systems, while positively contributing to the community at large. Transit art professionals, working with contemporary artists from around the country, successfully integrate art into capital improvement projects. These professionals possess accumulated knowledge based on firsthand experience and lessons learned over decades of program development and project implementation. Recommended best practices capture this knowledge as it relates to current conditions in the public art field.