Signage

October 12, 2016, 12pm PDT
Overruling an earlier appeals court decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court has found one township's prohibition on digital billboards to be unconstitutional.
Rocky Mountain Sign Law
April 1, 2016, 12pm PDT
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has announced his plan to expand his branding if elected President of the United States in November.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
January 4, 2016, 7am PST
Thanks to Bustang, an interregional bus service that began July 13, commuters can relax in reclining, high-back chairs or choose to plug their devices into outlets and utilize wifi for the 69-mile trip between Colorado's two largest cities.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
March 9, 2015, 5am PDT
A psychological experiment finds that warning signs depicting more movement gain more attention, making drivers navigate more carefully.
The Atlantic
June 27, 2014, 9am PDT
There are other ways to grab attention, even if you don't have the cash to spend on a giant sign that says T-R-U-M-P above the Chicago River.
BuzzFeed
June 27, 2014, 6am PDT
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his intentions to create ordinances that would prevent future design controversies like the maligned Trump sign above the Chicago River.
Chicago Tribune
Blog post
June 23, 2014, 6am PDT
Chicago's complaints about the signage on Donald Trump's new tower are predictable enough. What's surprising is that the people to design buildings rarely, if ever, get the slightest recognition in the public realm.
Josh Stephens
June 13, 2014, 1pm PDT
The most conspicuous example of Chicago's recent spat of troubling signage is a 2,891-square-foot sign 200 feet above street level on the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
June 6, 2014, 6am PDT
A Tumblr called Signs from the Near Future has seen the signs, and has predicted what the signs of the future will look like.
Signs from the Near Future
May 16, 2014, 10am PDT
A post on the iStrategyLabs website describes some of the software and hardware requirements for building signs that display the arrival and departure of transit in your area.
iStrategyLabs
February 17, 2014, 10am PST
A recent guerrilla campaign designed to ease train-to-train transfer on the New York subway displeased both the MTA and regular commuters.
Next City
January 24, 2014, 2pm PST
There’s a note of melancholy over the human condition in the work of a prankster who has been plastering satirical images and messages around cars on the London Underground.
Prosign
October 20, 2013, 1pm PDT
According to a recent Rand Corp. study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, fancy redesigns or new equipment may not be necessary to spark more usage in existing parks. Adding a few signs may do the trick.
Los Angeles Times
June 14, 2013, 10am PDT
New York City is marking its continued recovery from Superstorm Sandy with redesigned beach signs.
Atlantic Cities
May 22, 2013, 7am PDT
With New York City's embrace, the dream of revamping the iconic blue-and-white handicapped symbol is becoming a reality. As NYC adopts "a more active representation of people with physical limitations," activists hope the change has a broader effect.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
December 7, 2011, 9am PST
As Los Angeles works to rein in billboard blight around the city, the Parks and Recreation Dept. comes out with a surprise request for permission to put up more off-site signage.
Curbed
July 6, 2011, 7am PDT
Designer Mark Noad has created a new, more geographically accurate map of London's extensive subway system, "The Tube." Noad tips his hat to the classic, but says more lines have emphasized the inaccuracies.
Mark Noad
March 31, 2011, 1pm PDT
The skyscraper, developed by Thomas Properties and financed by Korean Air, required a new signage district and a TFAR transfer. The development will provide a link between the Financial District and the emerging Figueroa Entertainment Corridor.
The Planning Report
January 11, 2011, 11am PST
Metro stations, train stations and streetcar systems have distinct ways of showing how to get from one area to another. TheCityFix's Jonna McKone looks at mass transit systems from Mexico City to Paris and the visual representations used in each one.
TheCityFix
March 8, 2010, 12pm PST
Electronic next train signage has come to the New York Subway. Three experimental systems are currently being tested throughout the system, but locals say the kinks are still clearly being worked out.
The New York Times