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July 14, 2016

New Studies Indicate Digital Billboards Compromise Driver Safety: New studies confirm the evidence 

A review of recent research on driver distraction near digital billboards finds increased evidence the bright, constantly changing digital billboards negatively impact…

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July 10, 2015

20 Texas Cities Earn Scenic City Certification in 2015

Twenty (20) Texas municipalities have been awarded Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City Certification Program of Scenic Texas in 2015. Seven…

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October 7, 2013

Scenic Houston Streetscape Resource Guide Published

Scenic Houston has conducted an inventory and analysis of all public regulations that impact the visual aspects of Houston’s streets and public…

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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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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 28, 2011

Clear Channel resurrects “emergency information” pitch in communities along evacuation routes.

Clear Channel Outdoor is making the rounds in cities and counties around Houston trying to sell local politicians on installing electronic billboards to serve as “emergency notification” signs. This pitch was rejected by the Texas Legislature in its last session….

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November 14, 2011

Scenic Houston Launches Ambitious Streetscape Project

Scenic Houston’s Streetscape Project will inventory of all public regulations impacting the visual aspects of Houston streetscapes, assess and endorse best practices, and ultimately demonstrate how development in Houston can improve when Scenic Houston’s recommendations are adopted….

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Sixteen Texas Cities Earn Scenic City Award

Sixteen Texas municipalities were recently awarded Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City Certification Program of Scenic Texas. Of the 1200 cities and towns in Texas only sixteen earned Scenic City designation in 2011….

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