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Downloads of v 2005.2:


Last Update:

17 Mar 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Michael D. Adams


roadgeek.font road highway fhwa dot sans font otf foss embedded

RoadGeek Font

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2005.2 | Updated: 17 Mar 2022



Downloads of v 2005.2:



Software Author(s):

  • Michael D. Adams

RoadGeek Font 2005.2

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install RoadGeek Font, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade RoadGeek Font, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall RoadGeek Font, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade roadgeek.font -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade roadgeek.font -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install roadgeek.font
    name: roadgeek.font
    version: '2005.2'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'roadgeek.font' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2005.2'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller roadgeek.font
    Name     = "roadgeek.font"
    Version  = "2005.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'roadgeek.font':
  ensure   => '2005.2',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator Windos on 06 Apr 2022.


Roadgeek 2005 includes:

  • The 7, FHWA font series (aka Highway Gothic) - used in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Taiwan: B, C, D, E, EM (E modified), EEM (Enhanced E modified), F. EM is E but with looser spacing and thicker strokes to accommodate reflective buttons; because the buttons are no longer widely used EEM undoes the thicker strokes but keeps the looser spacing.
  • Clearview - used in some parts of the United States and Indonesia, designed as a replacement of the FHWA Series typefaces. Available in 13 series: 1B through 6B for negative contrast (dark on light) signs, 1W through 6W and 5WR for positive contrast (light on dark) signs. 5WR is just 5W with tighter spacing.
  • DIN 1451 - German sign typeface. Available in 2 series: Engschrift and Mittelschrift
  • Transport - UK sign typeface. Available in 2 weights: Medium for positive contrast signs and Heavy for negative contrast signs
  • Motorway - UK sign typeface, but only for route numbers on motorway signs. Available in 2 weights: Permanent for positive contrast signs and Temporary for negative contrast signs.
  • Clarendon - used by the US National Park Service ("Old Parks")
  • Rawlinson - a replacement for Clarendon ("New Parks")
  • Arrows, icons, and signbacks

RoadGeek sample

RoadGeek 2005 is complete, but EOL. RoadGeek 2014 is still in (stalled) development.

License for use of Roadgeek Fonts

These fonts are free for recreational, hobby, and educational
purposes.  You may redistribute these fonts provided the copyright
information remains intact and this license accompanies them. 

License is also granted for use of these fonts on commercial websites
or for redistribution from commercial websites, provided no fee is
charged for the use of or access to these fonts, that the copyright
information remains intact, and this license accompanies the fonts.

You are NOT permitted to seek payment for access to these fonts.

You are NOT permitted to use these fonts for commercial purposes other
than for the use in displaying graphics or text on the web.   If you
need official fonts for offline, commercial purposes (including, but
not limited to, the actual creation of highway signage), please
contact professional vendors for official fonts.

The creator of these fonts assumes no liability for accidents or
losses caused by the use of these fonts.  Although an attempt has made
to replicate official highway sign fonts in the creation of these
fonts, no claim is made about these fonts actually satisfying any
particular specification.  Use these fonts at your own risk.  Do not
spindle fold or mutilate.  Do not taunt happy fun ball.
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

## Download
The fonts can be downloaded by clicking the [link on the homepage](https://www.n1en.org/roadgeek-fonts/) or going directly to https://www.dropbox.com/s/eigx7whbavwupr2/roadgeek2005v2-complete.zip?dl=0 and choosing to download.

or directly:
Version : 2005
URL     : https://www.dropbox.com/s/eigx7whbavwupr2/roadgeek2005v2-complete.zip?dl=1
SHA256  : c76212942b8ef22db003f0eae247fff92751f405ec9b2cf582fcc457b2bd9731

## Verify
You can use one of the following methods to obtain the checksum:
1. Use powershell function 'Get-Filehash'
2. Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

## License
The content of the file 'LICENSE.txt' is obtained from:
- https://www.dropbox.com/s/eigx7whbavwupr2/roadgeek2005v2-complete.zip?dl=0&file_subpath=%2FLicense+for+use+of+Roadgeek+Fonts.txt
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir   = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$fileLocation = (Get-ChildItem -Path $toolsDir -Filter '*.zip').FullName
$UnzipDir = Join-Path $env:TEMP $env:ChocolateyPackageName

$UnzipArgs = @{
   packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
   FileFullPath   = $fileLocation
   Destination    = $UnzipDir
Get-ChocolateyUnzip @UnzipArgs

$Installed = Add-Font $UnzipDir -Multiple

If ($Installed -eq 0) {
   Throw 'All font installation attempts failed!'
} elseif ($Installed -lt $FontFiles.count) {
   Write-Host "$Installed fonts were installed." -ForegroundColor Cyan
   Write-Warning "$($FontFiles.count - $Installed) submitted font paths failed to install."
} else {
   Write-Host "$Installed fonts were installed."

Remove-Item $fileLocation -Force
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$Removed = Remove-Font 
if ($Removed -eq 0) {
   Throw 'All font removal attempts failed!'
} else {
   Write-Host "$Removed fonts were uninstalled."
md5: 6CDE3B207F5C5ABB628932A09D4ABE90 | sha1: BEF6AA058A000E19243A5188759158ADC9518D1F | sha256: C76212942B8EF22DB003F0EAE247FFF92751F405EC9B2CF582FCC457B2BD9731 | sha512: 0E9D4158C1A5948CB5A71399977B5C8FA66F891AFF645CD091CB23148BAD801713F9CC764C10314CCF77581DC867D248997F852276F46B1F4A4A8988B7AF00CD

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