"The New Jersey Turnpike," 1953

The true significance of the Turnpike achievement is obvious to anyone who has ever held a driver's license. Because our streets and roads were not designed for today's volume of traffic, or for today's faster vehicles, motoring has become a national problem. Jammed highways and streets threaten to strangle many towns and cities, stifle their economies, and impose new strains upon the everyday lives of the public.