The Metro-Dade Transit Agency (MDTA) is a public transit agency serving Metropolitan Dade County, (Miami), Florida. The purpose of this project managed by MDTA was to identify coating materials that may be suitable for use for graffiti prevention in rail transit elevated structures. The graffiti prevention project entitled applying protective coatings to concrete support columns, then applying graffiti materials to the coated columns; then over time attempt to remove the graffiti. The project duration was 12 months with a three month concentration of field testing the coatings relative to their ease of graffiti material removal. The report describes selection and application of preventive coatings: application of graffiti; observations of the coatings' ability to resist graffiti; findings in regard to the coatings' manufacturers recommended removal process.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Metro-Dade Transit

    Metro-Dade Center, 111 NW First Street, Suite 910
    Miami, FL  United States  33128-1999

    ICF Kaiser Engineers, Incorporated

    3750 N.W. 87th Avenue
    Miami, FL  United States  33178

    Federal Transit Administration

    Advanced Public Transportation Systems Program, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Smitley, Larry G
    • Abbas, J D
  • Publication Date: 1995-9


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 270 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00721757
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FTA-FL-26-0001-95-1
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 10 1996 12:00AM