This advertisement aimed at vacationers contrasts jammed
local streets with the open, sparsely populated Turnpike, heralding it
as "118 miles" of "carefree driving," and playing
up the lack of stop lights, cross traffic, and more. Which place would
you rather be?
Advertisement, "Smart Vacationers
Use the New Jersey Turnpike," 1950s
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