Announcing the Winners of 42 Hours of Re_Creativity

ArtsEngine is pleased to congratulate the winners of our 42 Hours of Re_Creativity makeathon on the theme of Transportation Solutions: Getting Here, Going There!

First Place:
Team Late Knights, for their elevated on-demand mechanized pedestrian/bicycle bridge between North Campus and Central Campus.

Second Place:
Team Concrete Designers, for their community transportation problem-solving game, and their innovative use of found materials in locally produced pavers.

Third Place (tie):
Team Arch City, for their neighborhood pedestrian modular malls, designed to address the “Last Mile” problem.
Team MBM, for their on-demand tracked bicycle system, designed to address connections between North and Central campus, lower demand on buses, and overcome the “bikes in the wrong place” problem.

Honorable Mention:
Team Vibranium, for their ideas to improve the environment on buses to improve mental health and “mindedness” for student travelers.

Teams were also eligible for an additional award from our partnership with the U-M Poverty Solutions initiative, focusing on projects that addresses economic mobility or solutions that were focused toward underserved populations.

First Place:
Team Michigan Synthetic Biology, for their animation addressing the “Last Mile” problem, especially as it relates to rural communities.

Honorable Mentions:
Team Arch City
Team Concrete Designers

The recognized U-M Poverty Solutions team projects were exhibited at the Road Out of Poverty: A Transportation and Mobility Symposium, held on March 15 at the Michigan League.

For full information on this event, and other ArtsEngine initiatives and programs, click HERE.