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OFFICIAL TRAFFIC SIGNS Typical Dimensions: Varies by sign type. Estimated Cost: $25 - $200. Overview: Consult local guidelines for traffic control signs requirements, as well as signs associated with your project brand or program.

F Demo (1 day - 1 month) F Pilot (1 month - 1 year) F Pilot (1 - 5 years) Recommended Applications and Installation ɖRelevant ɖ for all project types: Signs may be required to meet safety or design requirements for your project. ɖFor ɖ demonstration projects, consider affixing signs to A-Frame traffic barricades, or movable metal post/base structures. Tips and Considerations »» Bundling sign rentals with traffic control services can help reduce costs. Consider asking your traffic control vendor to rent signs at a discounted rate to act as an in-kind project sponsor. »» Try to find existing poles on which to mount signs »» Should official metal signs be hard to source from the City, coroplast signs (the same material as the Walk-Your-City signs) works as a great, relatively low-cost alternative. Potential Sources »» Rent from traffic control vendor »» Borrow from existing City or County inventory

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Top: A city-approved traffic control plan in Burlington, VT required a number of advanced warning signs (Julie Campoli). Bottom left: An official pedestrian crossing sign is posted by a Public Works Department official for a four-day demonstration project in Portsmouth, NH (Street Plans). Bottom right: MUTCD signs printed on paper and taped to cardboard created a low-cost alternative for a one-day roundabout demonstration project in Long Beach, CA (Street Plans).

Tactical Urbanist's Guide to Materials and Design v.1.0  

The only materials and design guidance for Tactical Urbanist demonstration, pilot, and interim design projects. Funded by the James L. Knigh...

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