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Please use this application to propose a non-permanent public art or community-based project on or near Metro Transit property.
Please include media, size, number of people, style of art, community involvement in the creation, how your project relates to the site and/or neighborhood, etc.
Note: maintenance needs above and beyond standard Metro Transit maintenance will need to be taken care of by the artist/group.
Note: Project proposer, depending on the project, may need to enter a written agreement with Metro Transit that details the project and responsibility and/or may need to take an online
safety course for working near a light-rail line.
All houses and businesses with a view of the project location must be informed of this project and encouraged to express their concerns or support of the project. Groups should work with their local
community district or council to create awareness of the project.
Metro Transit ordinances require that any person(s) installing or working on public projects involving heavy or dangerous materials or working in potentially dangerous situations (on scaffolding or ladders
taller than 6 feet, in roadways, etc.) must have liability insurance worth $1,000,000 for the period of activity on Metro Transit property. Metro Transit must be written into the policy as co-insured.
Proof of insurance is required before projects can begin.
The review panel needs to know what your art work will look like and how it will fit on the property. Please send an aerial map, plus photos, drawings, and/or designs of proposed temporary art work to
Thank you for taking the time to submit a proposal. Your proposal will be reviewed by Metro Transit staff and either approved, approved with conditions or denied. Results will be communicated within
two to three weeks of submittal. Please submit questions to:
Mark Granlund Public Art Administrator