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San Diego Honors Mark Hamill with His Own Street

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How do you recognize someone who helped save the galaxy from not one, but two Death Stars? If you spent some time growing up in San Diego before moving to ...
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Towns Continue to See Value in 911 Address Signs

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The reflective address sign has become a staple of rural America it seems, and for good reason.  With homes scattered about the landscape and house numbers ...
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City Hopes Swimming Safety Signs Decrease Water Rescues

After several people were recovered and rescued this summer in the Chattahoochee River, the city of Columbus, Georgia is posting more safety signs near the river to try and prevent the need for these water rescues. Columbus has a City Ordinance that requires everyone to wear personal flotation devices in the ...

Importance of FDC Signs

Last week at the University of Vermont’s central campus, a fire broke out causing extensive damage to Torrey Hall.  The fire which engulfed the upper floors of Torrey Hall looks to have been caused by construction workers who were soldering copper during the course of their renovation project.  The fire spread ...

The Debate Around Honolulu’s Pedestrian Cell Phone Law

Honolulu has passed a new law, going into effect on October 25th, that prohibits pedestrians from using phones or other devices when crossing the street. With fines of up to $35 for a first offense, and up to $99 for additional infractions, the measure is designed to keep pedestrians aware and safe. The law has kicked ...

LED Paddles Protecting Schoolchildren

A number of towns and counties have begun rolling out pilot programs that distribute handheld stop signs with LED lights to school crossing guards.  It’s thought that these signs have increased visibility, particularly in sun glare or inclement weather. Studies have also shown that LED signs do in fact result in ...

Residents Push For Stricter Parking Rules

Redington Beach, Florida is learning first hand that the message and placement of their Permit Parking signs is just as important as posting the signs to begin with. The town has been having issues with the parking situation near Beach Park, leading residents to complain that beachgoers were taking parking away from ...

Traffic Signs Are Not D.I.Y. Projects

From Virginia to China, hanging your own traffic signs is illegal. That doesn’t mean people haven’t tried it. Homeowners in Virginia Beach have taken it upon themselves to try to keep beachgoers from parking in front of their homes. They’ve been hanging illegal No Parking signs, which are not enforceable on ...

Signs Should Help Us, Not Confuse Us

In St. Paul Minnesota, it seems like everyone has a street with their name on it. While these honorary street names are a great way to recognize significant local figures, the streets in St. Paul have also retained their official street names.  The result is a sign post containing multiple street name signs.  ...

Keeping Pedestrians Safe the Costly Way

Police in Ramapo, NY issued 19 summonses to pedestrians in a single day last week. It was part of a larger pedestrian safety effort focused on awareness and education. Most of the violations were for failures to obey lights and crosswalks.   In Ann Arbor, MI police took a different tact last month, issuing more ...