Sidewalk Messages

I was recently in Crystal City, a section of Arlington, Virginia. While walking to the metro station, I noticed something new to me.

It’s a sidewalk message. Not exactly an advertisement, but more like a public service announcement.

To me, that seems like a good way to communicate a specific message exactly where it can reach the intended audience. Of course, such a practice could easily be overdone. You would have to limit it to a specific type of purpose (PSAs in this case, for instance), and you would have to regulate the number of them and how they are produced.

With that in mind, I could see them being an effective tool, especially around downtown.

So what message would YOU put here?

About Pgibson

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama where I work as a Software Engineer and part-time banjo instructor. My wife Miiko and I worship at Rivertree Downtown. I've been playing various instruments since my teen years. I started mandolin and dulcimer at about age 17 and banjo at 20. I love just about all kinds of music. In terms of banjo styles, I play and teach Scruggs, melodic, clawhammer, and 2-finger styles. I'm also very keen on theology, being a Trail Care Partner with the Land Trust of North Alabama, photography, urban planning, architecture, astronomy, ATM (amateur telescope making), birding, martial arts, and about 30 other distracting hobbies to a (mercifully) lesser extent.
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