2/21/2014 Motion of Judgement
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF SOUTH DAKOTA
Database of Billboards
Want to know about a billboard? Just go to the Rapid City Journal's website to check their handy database.
Ad Hoc Sign Code Revision Task Force Meeting Minutes
Get a copy of our Handout here. (image for you to use)
General Reference Library
This excellent Scenic America's Brochure is organized to help you sort through all of the issues and considerations. Digital Billboards are an extremely complex issue and this piece can equip you with a solid foundation for meetings and give you a basis to fully understand various governmental, citizen and industry arguments on this issue.
Great Article on the Case for Billboard Control
Edward T. McMahon's famous piece has been updated in the Planning Commissioners Journal Winter 2011 Edition. This article makes a very convincing case about controlling billboards with well chosen photographs illustrating his points. This is a great piece to share with people who don't understand what the problem is or that may not have thought through all of the aspects of this burgeoning problem in the digital age.
California and Florida asking Federal DOT to allow commercial advertising on Interstate "Amber Alert" signs
This document from the California DOT discusses the billboard industry's plan to replace the current text-only overhead Interstate signs with LED billboards capable of display graphics and motion. The signs would be funded by the billboard industry in return for a change in the Highway Beautification Act and other Federal laws prohibiting the use of these signs for advertising.