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Bill on bus advertising revised but fiercest critics unappeased

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 17, 2014

~~<p>Mayor Kirk Caldwell's attempt to make a bus advertising plan acceptable to critics is failing to win over the nonprofit group raising the loudest objections.</p>
<p>Caldwell unveiled an amended draft of a bill, making it clear that advertising &quot;shall be restricted to the sides and/or back of city transit buses&quot; and that &quot;bus wraps&quot; or &quot;oversized, multi-sided advertisements&quot; would be excluded. The new version also clearly excludes exterior advertising on transit vehicles, bus stops, benches and stations.</p>
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell's attempt to make a bus advertising plan acceptable to critics is failing to win over the nonprofit group raising the loudest objections.

Caldwell unveiled an amended draft of a bill, making it clear that advertising "shall be restricted to the sides and/or back of city transit buses" and that "bus wraps" or "oversized, multi-sided advertisements" would be excluded. The new version also clearly excludes exterior advertising on transit vehicles, bus stops, benches and stations. Login for more...



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