Athens is home to some of the coolest bus shelters around, thanks to the Athens Area Arts Council, Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, and Athens Transit Service. Eight winning designs to be installed in fall 2009 pay tribute to the Athens music scene and join prior winning designs along the bus route. "You, Me and the Bus" seeks to integrate utilitarian public services with artistic ingenuity and inspiration.
Named one of the "World's Coolest Bus Stops" by Urlesque.com
"You, Me and the Bus II" winning designs
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1-- "Funky Little Shack," artist Dawn Gonzalez of Pelham, GA. A tribute to the B52's song, "Love Shack."
2-- "Beat a Drum," artist Dominique Davison of Kansas City, MO.
3-- "Amped," artist Armentrout Roebuck of Matheny Design Firm, Athens, GA.
4-- "A Bus Shelter that Rocks," artists Justin DiPietro and Anthony Maisano of Philadelphia, PA.
5-- "The Murmur Trestle," artists Hannah Goldberg, Lucy Marshall, Kim Hicks, Meghan Just, and Kate Hardman of Athens, GA.
6-- "Love Shack Bus Stop," artist Dana Jo Cooley of Athens, GA.
7-- "Shadow Stop," artists Y. Rosemary Fivian and Michelle Wheatley.
8-- "Bus Stop #11," artists Bevecca Durr, Danica Macy, Dale Prior, and Steve Shilman of Bellevue, WA