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Bruges, Belgium
Graffiti was becoming a substantial problem in the city centre of Bruges. Tags and pieces of graffiti marked the streets, creating a degenerate impression and severely damaging many historical buildings. The city of Bruges set out a positive graffiti policy that recognised graffiti as an art form as well as a form of vandalism. The policy worked on various aspects of graffiti and took an integrated approach, implementing a strategy that is both preventative and repressive. Money was invested in a ...Read more

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Enhancing the Legal Response project takes legal action against the perpetrator for repayment of the cost of the damage. If the perpetrator is a young person, the costs may be sought from their parents or arrangements can be made for the payment when they are employed later. The initiator company, Nederlandse Spoorwegen, is very strict with the arrangements and the payment of the damage. This, in addition to the criminal process, is said to be very effective and can have a preventive impact.Until r ...Read more

Stockholm, Sweden
Calm Streets has a role in working with young people who hang around the Metro system and stations. At the stations, there are groups of young people who patrol the network in pairs. They are there to assist passengers and enhance their feelings of safety, but not to apprehend troublemakers. They talk to young people, gain their trust and attempt to engage them in constructive activities. Such interventions are said to prevent offending behavior in the wider community, including on the Metro system. The ...Read more

Barcelona, Spain
This case's main initiator is TRAM, a transport operator in Catalonia. TRAM differentiate between graffiti on fixed facilities and vehicles and apply different strategies. Furthermore, there are distinct strategies implemented on fixed facilities according to their location: over ground or under ground (inside tunnels). For the over ground stops only anti-graffiti coating applied. The strategy implemented in stops under tunnels was more complex. Four stops where inside tunnels three in the northern-east ...Read more

Northampton, United Kingdom
'Crossing the Line' is the result of a partnership between Railtrack and Catalyst Theatre in Health Education. The play has been specially devised for children aged 12 to 14 years. In researching the programme, Catalyst met with Railtrack staff, the British Transport Police, teachers and children to hear their views on the impact of trespass and vandalism and why it happens. The themes of risk-taking and excitement figured highly in these discussions, as did trespass and vandalism as a diversion from bor ...Read more

Leicester, United Kingdom
The campaign was launched in Easter 2001 with the Leicester Mercury. Each week there were articles about the dangers and consequences of track trespass and vandalism and what happens to those apprehended in such activities. The aim was to raise awareness and educate parents, other adults and older young people. As a result of the campaign, there was a 40% decrease in incidents compared to the Easter holiday period in 2000.

London, United Kingdom
Railtrack, UK's national rail network, has joined in partnership with local football clubs in a community scheme that gives local young people the opportunity of football coaching on a regular basis from FA qualified coaches. On average, Railtrack makes £12,500 funding available for each club. Railtrack's initiative targets schools and disadvantaged communities in proximity to railway lines. Eventually, there will be arrangements with football clubs across the whole Midland Zone. ...Read more

London, United Kingdom
In a national initiative, six specially written stories about Thomas the Tank Engine were circulated free to every primary school and public library in Britain. More copies can be ordered for a nominal fee. The cost of £200,000 is being co-funded by the railway industry, including Railtrack and Train Operating Companies.

Heathrow, United Kingdom
In June 2001, an eight-metre wall at Heathrow Airport was spray painted in graffiti as part of an Urban Art Project by Hillingdon's Youth Awareness Programme (YAP). Eight young people aged 19 to 25 (naming themselves the YAP Stars) spent a week creating the artwork. Although the press release for the artwork at Heathrow referred to the development of the YAP Stars to help tackle graffiti and vandalism in the Borough, the YAP manager commented that the project is primarily about promoting expression and c ...Read more

London, United Kingdom
In November 2003, a ‘Name that Tag’ poster campaign in London launched, Liverpool and Manchester, offering a reward of £500 for information leading to the successful prosecution of prolific taggers. ‘Name that Tag’ is a partnership between the Home Office, Crimestoppers, Network Rail, London Underground, and British Transport Police, and sends a clear message to taggers that they have had enough of their nuisance and they will be caught. Within a few days the police had promising leads in each o ...Read more

Reading, United Kingdom
The aim of the initiative was to get an objective measure of the scale of graffiti on main routes into and out of Reading, ‘gateways’, following concerns raised by leading councillors. Streetcare Liaison Officers travelled the routes (in pairs) and made a note of the degree and locations of graffiti found there.In-house services removed the identified graffiti from public surfaces. Since the audit was conducted and the internal debate that ensued, further audits have been carried out and furthe ...Read more

Belfast, United Kingdom
The clean up was a unique project and the first of its kind to be implemented in Belfast. It focused on removing paramilitary graffiti and murals in the Shankill area of Belfast, in addition to cleaning the area of litter and dumped materials and implementing a youth education programme. The removal of nominated political and paramilitary murals and graffiti has proven to been very successful, and multi-agency working with the local environment proved to be the key to the success of the project. The envi ...Read more

Transversal wants to be a test lab for urban art as a cultural expression requires normalization of the public space, which is their main means of support and dissemination. Public space is a complex management scenario for the multiplicity of interests, perceptions and perspectives that converge. It is the space where all its frankness fundamentals of this concept so difficult but so worth forming as cohabitation.This project has the only claim to be a testing ground for new ways to manage the ope ...Read more

Schwerin, Germany
The foundation Sozial-Diakonische Arbeit sends the „Vanda-Mobil“ to all schools and social institutions of the province Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to present solution statements and to develop strategies against vandalism. Thereby the teams of the “Vanda-Mobil” incorporate results of current surveys and research results. Such on-site operations should rise the awareness of vandalism of pupil.

Westmidlands, United Kingdom
In the UK, Centro (the West Midlands Public Transport Executive) has been the leading champion of public art in public transport. Many stations serving bus, train and the Metro light rail services have benefited from public art incorporated in the design and in specific art features to enhance the travelling environment. The aim has always been two fold: to create an enjoyable and quality traveling environment that is also safe and secure; and to deter acts of vandalism. From the start, it was de ...Read more

SantCugat, Spain
1, 2, 3, GRAFFFF is a legal wall initiative to deal with spaces to paint with permission. The project seeks to vindicate the modern graffiti as an art that gives character to the city. The intention of the project is ephemeral because artists can be showing his work. This project involve local and international artists to be of reference for young graffiti writers.

London, United Kingdom
The aim of this project was to dramatically reduce the level of graffiti present on the street scene within 12 months and prevent it from reappearing by working with affected partner organisations, residents and community groups on the three main aims of the anti-graffiti strategy: Education / Prevention Enforcement Cleaning

Southampton, United Kingdom
The Nordic Anti Graffiti Kit is an easily carried, plastic toolbox size product which contains the necessary equipment and environmentally / user-friendly solutions to remove graffiti and chewing gum by hand. This means it is ideal for use by all front line council employees including wardens and caretakers plus schools, community groups, businesses and offenders on community service. Kits are issued to groups, organisations & individuals as required, with kits being replenished by the local authorit ...Read more

Sydney, Australia
In response to the seriousness of graffiti vandalism, NSW Crime Stoppers developed and recently launched an awareness campaign called ‘Be Graffiti Smart’ where home owners are encouraged to learn about graffiti vandalism, ways to maintain their property and how to report graffiti vandalism to police. NSW Crime Stoppers has listed a number of prevention measures for home owners to implementing order to keep their properties free from graffiti vandalism. These include ways home owners can be more “gr ...Read more

Utrecht, Netherlands
The Hall of Fame project was launched on 1 March 1999 for a one-year trial period. The locality where the Hall of Fame is located suffered from extensive graffiti, including on the walls and buildings of local retailers and other businesses. The project was developed in response to the recommendation made by the study 'While you sleep: an urban ethnographic study of graffiti' by Duijs and Ermers. That study was commissioned by Utrecht Council, the local HALT Bureau and the Utrecht police as an initiative ...Read more