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Ted Forbes

American traffic engineer who in 1945 proposed American Highway Gothic for the American highways. This typeface, and its derivatives emigrated to many countries, including Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Chile, Thailand and Malaysia.

He wrote about it in this article: Forbes, Theodore W.; Moskowitz, Karl and Morgan, Glen (1950): "A Comparison of Lower Case and Capital Letters for Highway Signs", Proceedings of the Highway Research Board, pp. 355-373.

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