More Digital Billboards Could Pop Up in Tampa
Lit up over parts of Tampa, electronic billboards have been a part of the advertising skyline for more than 10 years.
“Everybody was very fearful, we do not want Times Square,” said Marilyn Healy, a representative for Outfront Media.
Healy says evidence proved back then the signs were not intrusive when placed in the right location.
“At the time, they agreed to exclude [the Dale Mabry Highway]. Our position hasn’t changed,” said a woman advocating against the signs during public comment in the Tampa City Council meeting Thursday.