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Fla. city mulls sidewalk chalk transit campaign

Posted on April 3, 2012

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — While Coral Springs and Fort Lauderdale have teamed with Broward County Transit's campaign to promote public transportation with pro-public transit slogans stenciled on its sidewalks, the city of Hollywood rejected it, SunSentinel.com reported. The stenciling is done with environmentally friendly spray chalk designed to fade away in 10 to 30 days.

Even after discovering that the chalk stencils would not violate the city's sign ordinance, officials are still concerned that they would invite graffiti. For the full story, click here.

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