Pentagram creates new signs that simplify the often convoluted messaging, make it much easier to understand parking rules.

NYC street signs recently got a makeover and now parking signs are also getting a design refresh. The simplified new signs, which were unveiled last week, aim to make parking regulations much easier to understand.

Pentagram worked with the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) on the redesign. 6,300 signs of various colors, typefaces, font sizes, and with various confusing phrases, will be replaced with streamlined and standardized two-color signs that are phrased and formatted for easier readability. Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan said:

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