Sunday, April 21, 2013

Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

One entertaining aspect of travel is the unique signs that you run into -- even, sometimes, official road signs.  While I have some experience with what this sign in Jordan Valley, Oregon describes, such experiences are usually not positive:

And this sign in Reno, made me imagine a big syringe injecting automobiles (or perhaps drivers):

Here is what is after this sign -- a couple of traffic islands poured to slow and restrict traffic entering a school zone:


  1. when I lived in Alaska in the 80s and 90s, a book came out on famous outhouses of Alaska. the best had three walls, with an open space on the edge of a cliff overlooking a glacier...

  2. "Traffic Calming." Feh! You will note we did not have road rage until traffic engineers invented traffic calming. Traffic engineers react to moving cars the way beavers react to moving water.

    "If it weren't for traffic calming you'd be home by now."