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Vlaude

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I have just started researching wayfinding signage, ideas, landmarks, etc... I haven't found as many resources as I thought I was going to. I will be going back and reading my K. Lynch book, but was looking for some other ideas. I've been directed into researching a wayfinding system for the City I work for... Ideas for any resources would be great, comments in general, or examples of cities who have implemented a good wayfinding program (preferebly cities under 100k in pop).

Thanks
 

Gedunker

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You may want to google Joel Katz Design -- they've done some pretty neat stuff.
 

Vlaude

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Great! Thanks... I thought this had probably been discussed before, but in my brief search on cyburbia I didn't find it. I guessed I missed it. Gedunker looks like you have a bit of experience with it. Thanks again I'm checking into it now!
 

Cardinal

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PM me with your e-mail and I will send you a copy of one I am working on. Don't expect a response until next week though, as I will be trekking through Toronto with JNL, Tranplanner, Dan, and anyone else who shows up.
 

mdvaden

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Signs are not within the scope of my work, but I've vented my opinion to family more than once about how mundane most signs are in cities - or rural areas.

Instead of "trucks entering highway", how about a sign showing the remaining upper back triangular half of a truck - implying the front half has just driven down into the pavement - hence a truck truly entering the highway.

Neighborhood with 25 mph speeds, would have the "25" speed with a turtle underneath. Likewise, the 65 mph highways would have flames flowing off the left side of the lettering.
 
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