|screenshot source -> Dailymail.co.uk
This is absolutely ridiculous. Why can they do this, but entire intersections that you can't find a street sign (I'm looking at you 14th and 10th) are ok?
Here's an idea, stop wasting money on PUBLIC useless sh*t? There are plenty of causes that are both necessary and specific to NYC *cough* 2nd ave subway *cough*. Yes I know that the article technically is talking about the nationwide issue, but there are a lot more signs in NYC that most areas of comparable size and that seems to be where all the photos came from...
Source -> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1334218/A-case-wrong-case-U-S-cities-forced-spend-millions-changing-street-signs-capital-letters.html