Billboards

March 19, 2015

Conroe Declares Billboard-free ETJ

North Houston Association, Scenic Houston and City of Conroe Cooperation On March 11, 2015, the City of Conroe passed an amendment to its…

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August 28, 2012

A new website provides an interesting tool for gathering community support for neighborhood improvement

A website called Neighborland.com, a social media tool for sharing ideas to make your neighborhood better, is part of a new genre…

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May 14, 2012

Scenic Houston speaks out against turning METRO buses into rolling billboards.

On Friday, May 11th, the Houston METRO Board of Directors convened a special meeting to hear public comments on the future of METRO’s General Mobility Plan, which must be brought before the public for a vote within the next year….

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March 5, 2012

“Chickens, Signs, and Other Hot Topics” a paper on emerging trends in land use

In a new paper from Alan Bojorquez and Joseph Deeb, the authors outline a list of non-traditional land use and development topics…

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February 4, 2012

New video exposes industry tactics to install digital billboards

A new video looks at the efforts of the billboard industry to convert static billboards near Seattle into new digital signs that…

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December 14, 2011

New study shows billboards hurt nearby property values

Scenic America has released a new study shows that billboards negatively affect the values of neighboring properties. The study also found that cities with strict billboard controls are experiencing greater economic prosperity than those with controls that are less strict….

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November 9, 2011

New video sheds light on tree cutting around billboards

A new video by Scenic America board member Ossian Or examines the issues of tree cutting and tree poisoning to increase the visibility of billboards….

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Some good news from the U.S. Supreme Court

Los Angeles has been fighting supergraphic billboards and has received some backup from the U.S. Supreme Court.  Supergraphic billboards are those buildings-turned-into-multistory-billboards…

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