What many a through motorist, delayed by local traffic, has long wished for, lay behind Bills introduced in the New York legislature last week to incorporate New York & New England Motorways Corp. Proposed was a high-speed, four-track toll boulevard between New York City's northern rim and New Haven, Conn. (85 mi.). Two hundred million dollars private capital would construct, maintain and police the project. All crossroads would be bridged over. The centre roadways, divided by a metal fence, would have a minimum speed limit of 35...

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