for Northwest Arkansas' public bus transportation companies
NWA Transit Advertising Art Specifications
Please read all instructions BEFORE creating your own artwork. If you are unable to abide by these restrictions, please contact us for assistance at 479-750-0871. All submitted art is subject to approval prior to production.
Compatible Software Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign CS5 or lower.
Acceptible Formats AI, PDF, EPS, JPG, PSD We ask that all artwork be vector format with the exception of photographic elements. Rasterized art should be 300dpi. Wraps may be built at a quarter scale at 300 dpi with a 2 inch bleed.
Color All artwork must be submitted in CMYK format. Rich black is acceptable and preferred. Please specify PMS color(s) to match if needed.
Fonts Please convert all fonts to outlines. If unable to convert, please include all fonts used in the art.
Dimensions Because not all buses are sized the same, the wrap dimensions will vary depending on which buses are available. Please contact for any wrap dimensions.
ORT OUTSIDE SQUARE AD SIZES: STREET PANELS 24”h x 88”w (Requires 1.5" black border) CURB PANELS 24”h x 64”w (Requires 1.5" black border) TAIL PANELS 20”h x 64”w (Requires 1.5" black border)
Please contact us for wrap specs.
ORT INSIDE SIZES: SMALL PANELS 10”h x 17”w (Live area 9.5”x16.5”) LARGE PANELS 10”h x 28”w (Live area 9.5”x27.5”)
ORT SHELTER SIZES: 1 PANEL 70.5”h x 22.5”w 2 PANELS 70.5”h x 45”w We recommend not placing small content that expands across the center when designing for multiple panels. Do not leave empty space for gap. Vinyl will be cut down the center.
U OF A SIZES: EXTERIOR SPONSORSHIP 12”h x 24”w SMALL PANELS 11”h x 17”w (Live area 10.5”x16.5”) LARGE PANELS 11”h x 28”w (Live area 10.5”x27.5”)
If you are printing your own signs and/or wraps: We prefer to print all materials to avoid technical issues with graphics. We are not responsible for the cost of necessary reprints. If reprinting is required, client will be notified of extra cost they will be responsible for.
WRAPS AND U OF A EXTERIOR ADVERTISING: The use of 3M vinyl is required to reduce risk of paint damage. Any other brand must be pre-approved.
3M MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS
Application 1 (for longer-term advertising) • 3M Controltac Plus IJ180Cv3-10 or RG180C-10 Graphic Film • 3M Scotchcal Luster Overlaminate 8519 Alternate: • 3M Envision 480Cv3 • 3M Envision 8549
Application 2 (perforated window film for window applications) • 3M Scotchcal IJ8171 or RG8171 Perforated Window Film • 3M Scotchcal 8914 Overlaminate
Application 3 (for reflective ads – limited to Queen, King, and Tail ad options) • 3M Scotchcal IJ5100R Intermediate Reflective Graphic Film • 3M Scotchcal Luster Overlaminate 8519
Allow at least three weeks from delivery of materials to completion of installation. Full wraps and large orders may require extra lead time.
ORT OUTSIDE SQUARE ADVERTISING: Removable adhesive vinyl with 1.5" black border inside
U OF A INSIDE PANEL: .020 Styrene trimmed to size
SHIP MATERIAL TO: Jackson-Young Digital Graphics Attn: TRANSIT ADVERTISING 1142 N. Futrall Dr. Fayetteville, AR 72703