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Lamar Advertising Secures Contract from City of Tucson to Manage Advertising Across its Public Transit System

Baton Rouge, LA – April 27, 2021 – Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR), one of the largest out of home media companies in the world, today announced that the company has been awarded a contract from the City of Tucson to continue managing advertising displays for Sun Tran, the public transit system serving the city. Lamar has been managing advertising across Sun Tran’s fleet of buses and light rail streetcars for the past 8 years.

More than 15 million passenger trips are taken annually across the Sun Tran network. Its 239 buses travel more than 28,000 miles each day while 8 electric rail streetcars run along a 3.9-mile corridor linking major centers of social and economic activity. Sun Tran’s 48 routes reach the most prominent areas of the region including Downtown Tucson, Main Gate Square, 4th Avenue, The Mercado District, Pima Community College, and The University of Arizona. 

Lamar will continue to manage the wide variety of Sun Tran’s traditional and signature displays along the interior and exterior of buses and bus shelters as well as the sides and interiors of railcars and platform shelters.

Geico advertisement in Tucson on a transit rail

“Anytime an existing Lamar client renews a contract, it is a tremendous validation and vote of confidence in the value of the transit advertising services we provide,” said Casey Sexton, President of Lamar Transit. “We are looking forward to continuing our relationship with Sun Tran and the City of Tucson, providing advertisers a vibrant and powerful channel for connecting with Tucson-area consumers.”

About Lamar Advertising Company
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising (Nasdaq: LAMR) is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with over 351,000 displays across the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. In addition to its more traditional out-of-home inventory, Lamar is proud to offer its customers the largest network of digital billboards in the United States with over 3,600 displays. Please feel free to explore our website www.lamar.com or contact us at hello@lamar.com for additional information.

Press Contact:

Allie McAlpin
Lamar Advertising Company
Communications Director
(225) 926-1000
amcalpin@lamar.com 

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