Behind the scenes: commissioning artists for roadway public art

Public art enhances roadway projects and provides context about the culture and history of the region. The Regional Transportation Authority requires that all major road improvement projects spend 1% of the construction cost on art, in line with similar policies many jurisdictions in the region have approved. The path from a budget requirement to roadside … Read more

RTA art brings communities together

Public art is for all of us to enjoy. It reflects a community’s values and character, and art brings people together. That is especially true when art is part of Regional Transportation Authority projects. RTA-funded art can be as subtle as a decorative wall on an exit ramp or as striking as a sculpture along … Read more