Green Bus Shelter Design Contest

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Calling All Designers, Artists and Conservationists!


The Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network and Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority invite conservationists, artists, designers and the public to submit their concepts and construction plans for a new bus shelter using green technology.  

Finalists will be selected and posted publicly as well as on this website for a 14-day public voting period. Check back and cast your vote between August 4 - 18.

The winning Green Bus Shelter will be installed at 18th and State St. and will serve both as a practical waiting place for EMTA riders and as public art for the whole neighborhood.

You design a winning, green shelter. We give you $18,000 to build it!

Download complete contest details and Request for Proposals & Qualifications here: 


Contest Timeline

June 1
July 31
August 1
August 4
August 18
August 22
Contest Open!
Submission Deadline by 4:00pm EST
Design Committee evaluates entries
Finalists announced, online and public voting opens
Voting closes at 11:59pm EST
Winner announced! (and construction phase begins)


Questions may be sent by email to: info@ssjnn.org


Many thanks to our partner, the Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority, and to the Erie Reader, our media partner.

This contest is made possible through the following Tax Credit Neighborhood Assistance Program partners: