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philly’s fun new trucks

If you’ve visited Philly, or live here, you may already be familiar with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, which is responsible for helping Philly be the city with the most murals in the USA – we have more than 2,700 – covering everything from famous residents to jeep parts.┬áThe festive trucks shown above are part of one of the Mural Arts Program’s latest projects. Partnering with Philadelphia University’s Design Center, together they wrapped 10 of the city’s garbage & recycling trucks in these funky all-over prints! They’ve been doing the rounds with the rest of the trucks since Earth Day, and the other day I saw one on my street! It sounds silly but I was excited! I think next they should wrap all the rest of the trucks…
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Susan -May 22, 2009, 2:55PM

Love, love love this!

maya -May 22, 2009, 7:36PM

these are so cute, what a great idea!
i love them!

boom trucks -May 27, 2009, 1:27AM

Great Great post… Brilliant!

Alex K -May 28, 2009, 10:35AM

Genious!! Of course Philly would come up with something like this, it brings a whole new meaning to keeping the city clean :). go green!

Used Bucket Trucks -October 1, 2009, 8:58AM

Those trucks are so cool looking. I wonder what a used bucket truck would look like it if someone painted it?

Utility Bucket Truck -October 2, 2009, 11:11AM

How great! Thanks for sharing this great article!

Boom Trucks USA -January 28, 2010, 4:25PM

They should paint Will Smith’s portrait on one as the “Fresh Prince.” “In West Philadelphia, born and raise, on a playground is where I spend most of my days…”

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