All posts by Daktronics Transportation

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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 ...

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Continually Earning Your Trust

When you hear the words “Trust me,” a person might think, “Why should I?” Well, here’s a good reason: for three consecutive years, Daktronics has been named one of North America’s 100 most trustworthy companies.  Only 5 other companies on the list are able to claim the same distinction of three years running. Over 8,000 ...

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Making New Hampshire Happy

Recently, New Hampshire residents were offered the chance to voice which special features they love about their state. While beautiful fall foliage and covered bridges might come to mind, Daktronics is honored that our Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) made the cut. Citizens spoke in favor of the 45 message boards spread along Interstate 93. Anytime something occurs ...

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In Pursuit of the Pigskin

Something’s brewing in East Rutherford, New Jersey…a battle between two groups with one thing on their minds: the pigskin. If you’re planning on traveling to the big game on Sunday, we have news for you—literally. The path to the stadium is paved with over 1,000 Daktronics signs within a 100-mile radius. Our roadside Dynamic Message ...

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Proven Success

A recent research report conducted by Morgan State University of Baltimore, MD, shed light on the traveling public’s perception of and response to Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) along America’s roadways. The intended purposes of the displays are to convey safety messages, transportation messages, homeland security messages and AMBERTM alerts. With financial support from the Maryland ...

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High Definition Art

The holidays are over, and everyone has returned home, settling into life’s routine again. If you happened to fly internationally, you might have passed through the newly updated Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX. It underwent a $4 billion overhaul to offer an environment that eases passenger anxiety while showcasing one of the most beautifully ...