[Talk-us] Highway Shield Rendering

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue Apr 3 20:07:56 BST 2012

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/3/2012 11:57 AM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> FM and RM should render identically (obviously since they're actually
>> the same network)
> Er no. On roadside assemblies the text "FARM ROAD" and "RANCH ROAD" appears,
> and on green guide signs the shields have "FM" or "RM" up top.
> http://onlinemanuals.txdot.gov/txdotmanuals/sfb/images/3-1_Types_Route_Sign_Mount.JPG

That's like saying California US highways are different from US
highways in other states because California still uses the old style
sign.  Ranch-to-Market and Farm-to-Market roads are another case of
same network, different sign.

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