Let’s Get There Together is rooted in hope. While we’re asking everyone, motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians, to look ahead, be visible, and end collisions, we’re also asking Las Vegas to reimagine itself as a safe place for cyclists and pedestrians. And where people are invested in one another’s well-being.
That’s what we explained to local artist Shan Michael Evans and curator Brian “Paco” Alverez this summer when we started exploring using art to communicate our message. We also shared what our community endured on Dec. 10 and how many other cyclists lost their lives in traffic fatalities before and after that day.
The artwork for the campaign blew us away –it’s vibrant and magical, showing a world where cyclists, pedestrians, and motorists exist harmoniously.
Still, Shan wanted to create something different for the mural, where the centerpiece was a bicycle and the joy it brings. Be sure to head to DTLV to visit the mural at 100 E. California Ave, directly across from Esther’s Kitchen. And don’t forget to tag us in your photos on social!
This mural happened because people got behind our vision. They include Paul Murad and Metroplex Realty and the ownership of the Historic Corner Building, Psionic Art Works, Ahern Rentals, Dunn Edwards, First Friday, and our sponsors Olympia Companies, developers of Skye Canyon and Southern Highlands, and Arista Wealth Management.
A special thanks to our press conference speakers Andrew Bennett, Nevada Office of Traffic Safety, Commissioner Justin Jones, RTC’s Deputy CEO David Swallow, Councilwoman Olivia Diaz (our official ribbon cutter!), Chris Armstrong of Olympia Companies, Paco Álvarez of Psionic Art Works, Pat Treichel, Founder Ghost Bikes Las Vegas, and our board members Rob Hutchinson, Keely Brooks, and Tony Capsouto.