The Highway: Somebody in There Cares


Almost every modern motorist has experienced waves of desperation and dreams of violence while struggling bumper to bumper in a Sargasso Sea of fuming metal. Nobody can help him, nobody seems to care. No longer so on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway. Last week, at traffic-jammed toll booths on the 173-mile turnpike, toll collectors handed drivers cheerful little green and yellow cards certifying that "BLANK is a member in good standing of the Garden State Parkway Traffic Club and is hereby cited for his patience, under standing and stop-and-go driving skill." The cards, explained Executive Director D. Louis Tonti...

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