New York’s Garbage Truck Art

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Mmm, it’s amazing how art can lift even the most ugly and stinky (literally) dump truck into something that – *gasp* – one might even look forward to, as evidenced by how New York city has to shuffle its truck schedules so that more people can see the truck murals (they have covered 6 of them with artwork):

“We’re going to rotate them so more neighborhoods can see them,” said John A. Liszewski, the commissioner of the Public Works Department for this city of about 200,000. He would like to see the rest of his fleet undergo makeovers if his staff can attract more private sponsors.

Now if they could apply that to trains, light rails, trams, buses too…

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