Billboard ban turns 40

Vermont’s landmark billboard law changed the roadside view forever. The law was largely the work of one man – Ted Riehle – who died on New Year’s Eve, 2007, just as the 40th anniversary of his legacy was about to begin. In this report, VPR’s Lynne McCrea looks back at the billboard legislation that altered the landscape.

Paper or Plastic?

Some of the choices we make every day may have unintended adverse consequences, and commentator Ted Levin says that one of them is at the end of the check-out counter.