Goodbye To Giant Graffiti Along Los Angeles River
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep bidding good-bye to a giant work of graffiti.
The Los Angeles River is decorated with the giant letters M-T-A. That stands for Metro Transit Assassins. The letters are 57 feet high and more than 1,700 feet long on the bank of the river, which is paved in concrete. The Army Corps of Engineers is painting over giant letters, part of a removal project. The three giant letters are the work of up to 40 taggers, not all of whom were arrested.
It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio.