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adverts will no longer be shown on television in England because the Department for Transport has decided to "re-prioritise" its budget.
Commenting on the cutting of TV adverts, road safety Minister Stephen Hammond said: "Road deaths are at a record low but we know that one death is one too many. [more inside]
posted by marienbad
on Feb 10, 2013 -
"On a good day, the street maintenance team tasked by the New York City Department of Transportation with roadway repair might fill 4,000 potholes in eight hours. In an average week, they could resurface 100,000 square yards of road. After Hurricane Sandy, their crews removed 2,500 tons of debris. And every day, on a Tumblr called The Daily Pothole
, New Yorkers can take a peek inside the workings of a city system few have likely thought about." Storyboard: A Day with New York City’s Pothole Repair Crew. [more inside]
posted by zarq
on Jan 2, 2013 -
"The Lutherans had Davey
and I wondered what we Baptists could do for children's television," remembers Dr Paul M. Stevens. Stevens, then president of the Southern Baptist Radio & Television Commission contracted Byers and Perry to develop JOT
into a children's television show with the purpose to reach children with moral messages on their level." What
they created are also a series of modernist gems. via
posted by maryh
on Aug 20, 2006 -
Texas Dept. of Transportation is running one of the most graphic commercials
(3mb mpeg) I have ever seen, relating to drunk driving or anything else. The general campaign
page has more information about the girl. I don't know how to feel about this.
posted by rhyax
on Mar 10, 2004 -
A Man, A Mower and a Mission.
An unknown man mowed a huge '420' sign into two hills in Peoria this week. From the article, an entertaining quote:
"That's strange that somebody would put ("420" in 20-foot-long digits) on our right-of-way," Illinois Department of Transportation engineer George Ryan said said. "I don't think there's any marijuana growing out there."
Maybe he received a shipment
posted by DragonBoy
on Jun 29, 2001 -