The Abri is ‘a place which provides shelter’. The word comesfrom the French ‘abrier’. This originates in the Latin word‘apricari’, what means ‘keeping the sun away’. Combiningthis with the purpose of the abri, ‘waiting’, results in a coveredbus stop.
An artist-designed intervention called "Echo Orbit" is adding shade as well as beauty to Brisbane. Beneath the canopy are local musicians's song lyrics painted onto the sidewalk, reflecting the artistic importance of the site.