Category Archives: Billboards

Billboards Called Source of Distraction at National Safety Summit

Billboards were cited as a cause of driver distraction during a national safety summit hosted by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in Washington, DC. Presenter Dr. John Lee of the University of Wisconsin said that billboards can be a cause of motorist distraction outside of vehicles. Scenic America president Mary Tracy was pleased that billboards were […]

The Human Billboards of New York City

With fliers, menus, and business cards serving as their advertising arsenal, these street workers—mostly immigrant men—struggle to survive in America’s largest city. For the past two years, Muhammad has stood on a corner in New York City’s Times Square, holding a sign. His job is simple: He’s trying to get as many people as possible to go […]