Editorial: Fighting blight on a bigger stage

August 3, 2009

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Don’t get Mary Tracy started about those newfangled electronic billboards cropping up on the nation’s highways – that is, unless you have the time to talk.

The antibillboard activist and founder of Philadelphia-based Scenic Philadelphia- which bills itself as “the Public Voice for Public Space” – sees the flashing billboards as a bane to distracted drivers and the environment.