Category: Transportation

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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 ...

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Labor Day Weekend Means Travel Time (Plug-In)

Labor Day and vacation typically go hand-in-hand. It’s the last big push for summer travel before the weather starts getting cooler. There’s a schedule to keep to fit everything into a vacation. Usually, you start by plugging info into a mapping site to estimate how long it takes to get from point A to point ...

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Minneapolis Reinforcing Snow Emergencies with Full-Color Vanguard® Displays

It’s no surprise that Minnesotans know how to deal with snow. On average, the North Star State gets to plow about 54 inches of it every year. So, when the City of Minneapolis declares a snow emergency, things get serious. To clear a path for the plows, about 80 tow trucks hit the streets and ...

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Passenger Communication at its Finest

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport In the world of consumer electronics, online retailers like Amazon, Tiger Direct and Newegg continue to chomp away at our local brick-and-mortar stores. Most analysts blame it on any combination of poor customer service, convenience and price. I would contend that it’s a lack of well-delivered, well-timed information. These days, ...

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DMS content strategy: How to shake up public perception with the right message at the right time

Whenever bad weather, construction projects or accidents interrupt the regular flow of traffic, dynamic message signs connect with motorists to increase awareness. Agencies rely on this technology for traffic mitigation and safety when they are needed most. But on a normal day — and to the chagrin of many skeptical taxpayers – these displays are ...

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Sharpening Traffic Management in New Jersey

Vanguard® Dynamic Message Signs Create Valuable Clarity and Versatility for Garden State's Tollways With increasing support from government standards and industry expertise, full-color high-resolution dynamic message signs are appearing on freeways throughout the country. The 122-mile New Jersey Turnpike carries some of the heaviest traffic in the country. The people and goods on this vital ...

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Happy National Transportation Week!

We at Daktronics Transportation take our business to heart. Every year, America's transportation systems encounter more demand, more volume and more challenges. Our products and services impact these universal systems in several ways, and we couldn't be more proud to work in this industry. May 14-20 is the 50th annual National Transportation Week, which commemorates ...