Creative Placemaking

Workshops Available

Arts and Culture in Transportation




Transportation for America is excited announce a new opportunity for communities to better integrate artistic and cultural practices in transportation projects. With generous funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, and in partnership with Americans for the Arts (AFTA), T4America will be providing hands-on technical assistance workshops to three communities in 2018 to help them build their capacity for artistic and cultural practices.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn how your city can leverage creative placemaking in transportation projects, gain hands-on technical assistance geared towards addressing your community’s unique challenges, and put in practice the concepts T4America explored in our Creative Placemaking Field Scan.

Complete information about the application and the grant can be found in this informational PDF. Be sure to apply online here by 5:00 p.m. EDT, February 16, 2018.


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Arts, Culture and Transportation: A Creative Placemaking Field Scan is a rigorous national examination of creative placemaking in the transportation planning process. It identifies ways that transportation professionals can integrate artists to deliver transportation projects more smoothly, improve safety, and build community support.

Read the Field Scan

Creative placemaking is an approach to harness the power of local culture and arts to cultivate genuine public engagement on critical transportation projects, leading to both a better process and better projects in the end. Our interactive guide can get you started.

View the guide