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Re: [vox] Advertising LUGOD on Unitrans?
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Re: [vox] Advertising LUGOD on Unitrans?



On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:17 PM, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:00:01PM -0700, Alex Mandel wrote:
>>
>> Sounds like they need to start charging more...
>
> Since 2006, they did. ;)  Looks like $565 to get interior signs on the
> 33 more-often-in-service 40-foot buses.  (Or $750 to get interior signs
> on ALL 42 busses, including some lest-often 35-foot ones.)
>
> It also sounds like you need to make the signs yourself, which means even
> more cost:
>
>    The interior signs MUST be 11" tall, but may be 30" in length or
>    shorter. It is now a requirement that the signs be laminated as to
>    ensure a longer life span and to prevent damage. Past experience has
>    shown that poster board alone warps and falls off of the sign rails,
>    no matter its thickness. In general, using thinner poster material in
>    conjunction with lamination costs less than thick paper alone. The
>    target paper strength is between standard letter quality and poster
>    board. The paper can not be however any thicker than card stock/
>    poster board paper. The lamination border may not be any greater than
>    1/8", and must beincluded in the 11" height measurement.
>
>
> An "Academic Year" seems to run from late Sept. thru mid June.
> I'm not sure what happens to the signs during summer... do you get that
> for free? :)
>
> So we'll need to worry about this in the middle of next year.  I still
> think it's worth it, if we can get some sponsorship to help us afford it.
>
> Henry - are you out there?  What's our current bank balance???
>
> --
> -bill!
> "Tux Paint" - free children's drawing software for Windows / Mac OS X / Linux!
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Since we are talking about LUGOD advertising, here's an idea. Those of
you who run open APs, just set your SSID to lugod.org and see if the
word gets around :-)

cheers,
Sameer
-- 
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
http://verma.sfsu.edu/
http://opensource.sfsu.edu/
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