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Black Lives Matter -

Dear RouteArrows Family, Roslyn and I haven’t been able to find the right words, but we believe Ben and Jerry’s did, read them here: https://www.benjerry.com/about-us/media-center/dismantle-white-supremacy "Unless and until white America is willing to collectively acknowledge its privilege, take responsibility for its past and the impact it has on the present, and commit to creating a future steeped in justice, the list of names that George Floyd has been added to will never end. We have to use this moment to accelerate our nation's long journey towards justice and a more perfect union." If you are or know of a black-owned...

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COVID -

Many kinds of tape are being used by businesses around the world to quickly convey how people can stay safe. As Berny Tan of @tape_measures states, using tape to make symbols can be “an efficient way of communicating without using words”. We completely agree, simple is better! We also believe that color is a great way to communicate as well. Most humans know that red means stop and green means go - many well trained animals know that too! RouteArrows work for two reasons: their bright colors grab people's attention and their simple shape conveys the direction. Simple, no words...

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COVID -

My dad and I wrote this press release to help RouteArrows reach more businesses looking for ways to keep their employees and patrons safe. If you would like to help, please consider telling your local businesses about us! Click here to see our first published press release out in the wild or read it below. For Immediate Release: Father - Daughter Company Pivots to Help Facilitate Safety in the “New Reality” Mountain View, CA, May 21th, 2020 -- RouteArrows are cycling and running route marking stickers that are now being used to both provide guidance and indicate safe social distancing...

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Local Interest -

RouteArrows Owner Randall Here! Today would have been “bike to work day” but now that we’re in this “new reality” we have to do things a little differently. Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition suggested that we all “bike to wherever” instead! I always work from home so “biking to work” just means going out for a ride and returning! So I decided to bike up what I call “Alpe d’ Wastez”, one of the summits in the old landfill-turned-park here in Mountain View. This spire towers over the Shoreline Park and Amphitheatre at a lofty 2,895 cm (about 95 ft!) The...

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COVID -

Given the current and future needs for social distancing and “one way” flow protocols in places of work and other commercial settings, the first question is: can RouteArrows be used indoors? The answer: YES they can, depending on the intended surfaces and locations! RouteArrows are made with paper, water-based ink, and a non-toxic adhesive. They were originally designed to stick to multiple kinds of outdoor surfaces and then be worn away by daily traffic. As the adhesive is fairly strong, we DO NOT recommend using RouteArrows on smooth surfaces. This includes flooring surfaces like tiles, hardwood, cork, linoleum or polished...

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