All posts by Daktronics Transportation

From Gate to Game

Daktronics displays will be visible throughout US Bank Stadium at the Big Game on Sunday, but did you know they’ll also be guiding people to the game? From the airport, along the rail lines, to street signs throughout downtown Minneapolis, Daktronics is with you from Gate to Game!

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Choosing a Subcontractor? Read These 3 Tips First

Picture this: you won a project, need subcontractors to get it done and time is short. How do you choose? We’ve made it easy and compiled a list of questions to ask. Guaranteeing Timeliness How do you know that your order will be on time? Is there a known production window and capacity? Are there ...

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Moving People at MIA

We’ve all been there—you’re frantically trying to find which gate to board and someone runs into you from behind while you’re trying to make sure you take the right flight. The solution? Street furniture! Although the name implies the best placement for serving its purpose is the street, that’s not always the case. What better ...

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New BART Displays Receive Attention

Photo courtesy of mercurynews.com Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) riders might have noticed some new digital displays throughout the system. A recent article featured the new signs comparing them to the old ones. Daktronics is proud to be the provider of both displays. You see, the average lifespan of a similar display is typically up to 10 ...

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Oregon Department of Transportation Wins Best of Intelligent Transportation Systems 2015 Award With Daktronics Signs, Software

Daktronics would like to congratulate Oregon Department of Transportation on receiving Intelligent Transportation Systems’ “The Best of ITS 2015 Award” for project OR 217. The project featured Daktronics dynamic message signs and software, including Travel Time technology. In 2013, ODOT replaced previous statewide control system software with Daktronics Vanguard® Professional Software. Daktronics provided ODOT with ...

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Daktronics Announces $3.2 Million Order for New York City Transit

The Transportation division keeps growing by leaps and bounds! As a world leader in the digital display market, Daktronics aims to lead in all categories of investment. With the largest mass transit order the company's received to date, Daktronics is pleased to announce a $3.2 million order for Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City ...

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Lean, Mean Manufacturing Machine

In case you haven’t heard, Daktronics began its Lean journey in 2006 to eliminate waste and boost efficiency. The result was impressive: a 60% increase in factory efficiency. Through improving productivity with continuous flow assembly lines, Daktronics has been able to produce a better product with shorter lead times. Check out this materials management blog ...

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Now That We Have Your Attention…

Massachusetts Department of Transportation knows how to host a good contest. If you remember a few weeks back, they amused travelers with a memorable safety message splashed across their dynamic message signs featuring some common vernacular: “Changing lanes? Use yah blinkah.” Now, MassDOT wants to take it up a notch to combat road rage, distracted ...

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Michigan Keeps Motorists Up to Speed

Travelers on Michigan roadways have some new sights to look at—17 new Dynamic Message Boards to date, with six more slated to debut by the end of this month. Motorists now have information at the ready to help them make more informed decisions about their drive, such as travel times anticipated to reach destinations based ...

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Down By the Bay

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) recently put in a purchase order of $1.1 million for  high resolution, full-color 6 mm mass transit signage for their passenger information system along the new Warm Springs, San Jose Berryessa and East Contra Costa (eBART) extensions. As the fifth-largest transit center in America, they tend to stay ...