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TARC focuses on pedestrian safety with this year's Design-A-Bus contest

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – TARC Wants you to design a bus poster for them, but this year they want to it to be all about safety.

This year’s theme, “Look Alive Louisville,” focuses on pedestrian and vehicle safety. TARC says it was based on the commitment by Louisville Metro Public Works and the Transit Authority to help encourage kids and adults to aim for safe practices.

“TARC values the safety of pedestrians and passengers,” Executive Director Barry Barker said. “Our aim is to increase the awareness of safe practices with this partnership.”

TARC and Louisville Metro’s Public Works and Assets are partnering this year for the 17th annual Design-a-Bus contest, featuring artwork by schoolchildren throughout the Louisville area.

The theme “Look Alive Louisville” is based on the commitment by both organizations to help promote pedestrian and vehicle safety. 

The Design-a-Bus contest is open to all elementary and middle school students in Jefferson, Oldham and Bullitt counties in Kentucky and Floyd and Clark counties in southern Indiana.

The 12 winners will be chosen to have their posters displayed on a TARC bus, and winners and their adult guests will be invited to participate in the Pegasus parade celebrating their victory.

You can find a paper entry for here.

Here’s the fine print:

Entries should be in marker, crayon or paint and submitted on 11x17 white paper, or digitally through a JPEG or PDF file. Entries will be judged on visual appeal, creativity, originality and message. All artwork is to be produced by the student only. This year's entry deadline is Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Artwork becomes the property of TARC.

Entry forms must be attached to hard or digital copies. For copies of entry forms, visit  www.ridetarc.org or e-mail Russell Goodwin rgoodwin@ridetarc.org or Jessica Holman at jholman@ridetarc.org. Digital copies of entries with forms attached can also be sent to Russell and Jessica. Paper entries should be sent to TARC, c/o Marketing Department., 1000 W. Broadway, Louisville, Ky. 40203

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