2020: Year of the Schools

Early this year we watched the athletic events universe dwindle to a mere trickle.  We’re now seeing RouteArrows being utilized by schools of all types to help guide people in and around their campuses. Historically, many schools have used RouteArrows for their athletic events and now they’re creatively using them as a simple and easy…

45 Degrees vs 90 Degrees

Thank you 719 Ride for using RouteArrows!  We always love to see the amazing route mark crews, so please feel free to share your behind-the-scenes photos with us! Notice the RouteArrow tips are folded under for easier post-event removal, excellent! This is also a good opportunity to point out a key route marking tip, especially…

Keeping Schools Safe

RouteArrows Family, First, we would like to extend a large dose of gratitude to all of you who placed orders to help support us, even if your 2020 events were cancelled. We can’t thank you enough. Second, we know many schools are in the challenging process of deciding whether to open, and if so, how…

RouteArrows Needs Your Help

Hello RouteArrows Family, Cutting to the chase, we need your help if RouteArrows is going to survive. Earlier this year, RouteArrows sales were on pace to be a record-setting year, then the pandemic pulled the rug out from under everyone. Events of every kind have been impacted, either being postponed or just cancelled. We are…

Silence Is Not An Option

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…

Tape to the Rescue?

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…

Our Pandemic Press Release

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.…

Bike to “Wherever” Day!

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…

Need Big Arrows?

RouteArrows are highly visible and are easily seen by cyclists going 20 mph!People rarely walk that fast, so they’ll work great for guiding pedestrians too. Markets can quickly create both flow patterns and social distanced checkout lines whenever and wherever needed! We believe the colorful 1ft long RouteArrows will work wonderfully, because pedestrians will easily…