Results of the 2010 Brisbane City Council Artforce Awards:

Results of the 2010 Brisbane City Council Artforce Awards:

OVERALL WINNER - Pen Donovan for her three artworks - “ROAD TO LOVE” on B0563 at Woollongabba, “CELLFIRE” on B008 in Brisbane City and “ON THE ROAD TO SUCCESS” B0458 at Highgate Hill 

RUNNER UP - Bronwyn McKean and Elaine Pang with “BRILLIG SATELLITE” on B0165 at Grange

BEST SCHOOL - Year 7 Students from Craigslea State School with “SCHOOL FRIENDS” on B0148 at Chermside West

BEST UNDER 12 - Mira Westaway with “CIRCUS FRIENDS” on B0312 at Newmarket

BEST UNDER 18 - Isabel Hood with "BEAN" on B0621 at Balmoral

BEST ORGANISATION - Frances Rowland Wregg & Royal QLD Art Society with “ROYAL QUEENSLAND ART SOCIETY” on B0297 at Spring Hill

BEST RECONCILIATION - St James College Students with "JIMMIES" on B0061 at Fortitude Valley

BEST MAIN ROADS - Louise Wright with “FLOWERING SWIRLS” on M1132 at Carseldine 

USP awarded in the 2010 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards

Presented by Queensland Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson APM, USP was awarded a Certficate of Merit for the Urban Smart Projects painted traffic signal box initiative in the 2010 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards!

Urban Smart Projects in London

Urban Smart Projects is delighted to announce the commencement of an international project - the "EC1 is Special Street Cabinet Painting Project" in inner London.


This is the first project of its kind in London and is being commissioned for New Deal for Communities EC1. The project will see local organisations, paint original approved artwork on around 20 of the Virgin Media street cabinets around EC1. The artworks generated by the project will celebrate the vibrant EC1 community and explore why EC1 is special. Local schools, youth organisations and artists have been invited to participate and will be supported through the project.


The “EC1 is Special – Street Cabinet Painting Project” will provide a celebration on the streets of EC1 marking the completion of the EC1, New Deal for Communities program, working in the area since the year 2000.


Urban Smart Projects - making cities brighter from Hobart to London.

SIGNAL BOX - Hobart starts today!!

"Traffic Art" project kicks off in Manningham MELBOURNE!

Manningham City Council and Urban Smart Projects are delighted to launch ‘Traffic Art’, in the City of Manningham. 
The Traffic Art project is an initiative of Manningham City Council, managed by Urban Smart Projects. VicRoads are to be thanked for supporting this project and providing access to the TSBs being painted.

If you'd like to be involved please read the INFO, WEB STEPS and TIPS pages. You can then allocate a TSB to yourself from the PAINT A BOX page and start working on your TSB design.
For more information or assistance with the online participation process please phone 1300 872 022 or email


Light Sensors in New 2010 Cabinets

Approved artists painting TSBs this year may be painting newly installed cabinets. New cabinets have 'light sensors' fitted below the lid of the TSB. The 'light sensors' measure the available light at the intersection and adjust the brightness of the traffic lights.

Clearly the 'light sensor' cannot do its job if it there is paint on it. Please Click_Here to see where the sensors are located on the new TSBs.

Please take care not to paint it. Thank you :)

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