Bus advertisements are often seen as a way to generate revenue for struggling transit agency bottom lines. Sometimes they are of interest but mostly the wraps are copies of ads that you would see in many different places. Though some go the extra mile to be more entertaining and use pieces of the bus that helps get the point across. Naphtali Knox who edits the Northern California APA newsletter forwarded along a number of entertaining images of bus advertisements around the world. We are hoping folks can help us identify where they are from as well as enjoy the creativity that some of these ads bring. Post in the coments if you know where they are from. Enjoy!
At a ribbon cutting ceremony on Geary and Arguello Boulevards in
the Richmond District yesterday, Mayor Gavin Newsom, MTA Chief Nat Ford
and representatives from Clear Channel presented the next iteration of
the city's bus shelters, the first of 1100 new shelters that will be
installed between now and 2013. The shelters combine innovative solar
technology with a design that is meant to evoke both a seismic wave and
the hills of San Francisco......