The city's 10-year ban on construction of new signage is challenged as the local billboard industry asks to replace traditional models with digital technology.
Oct 10, 2010 The Dallas Morning News
A private company, working with the City Council of Nairobi, sells advertising space to fund streetlights in the city. Smart public/private partnership, or intrusion of advertising on public spaces?
May 28, 2010 Next American City
Are billboards visual pollution, or valuable information source? Sao Paolo, Brazil banned billboards in the city in 2007 and is an interesting case study.
Mar 9, 2010 Arkinet
In an unprecedented move, L.A. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich has placed a business owner under arrest for posting an illegal "supergraphic" billboard.
Mar 1, 2010 The Los Angeles Times
A patent filed by Google in 2008 illustrates a process where ads could be placed on buildings, marquees and billboards in Google Street View.
Jan 12, 2010 ReadWriteWeb
The glow of digital billboards around Los Angeles is irritating residents, and after a recent court ruling putting a moratorium on new ones, locals are pressuring the city council to remove existing billboards as well.
Dec 28, 2009 The Los Angeles Times
Amidst sweeping new regulations, the Toronto City Council has also added a new tax on billboards that could bring in millions of dollars to city coffers.
Dec 21, 2009 The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
The ban on billboard advertising in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is showing pressure cracks, as continued opposition to the citywide policy has some lawmakers considering a repeal.
Nov 10, 2009 The Independent
That was the message of nonprofit San Francisco Beautiful in their successful campaign to stop Proposition D, which would have created a special sign district in the mid-Market area in hopes of revitalizing it.
Nov 9, 2009 PreservationNation
A proposal to create a new outdoor advertising district in San Francisco has some locals anticipating a retail revival, while others dread the possible billboard blight.
Oct 16, 2009 San Francisco Chronicle