COVER: Gridlock has gripped America, taking a toll on nerves and productivity
After returning from summer jaunts, many travelers are looking back in anger at odysseys through jam- packed freeways, bottlenecked bridges and overstuffed airports. But gridlock is more than just an irritant: the jam- up is costing the U. S. billions of dollars in lost time and wasted fuel. It has even begun to influence where people choose to live and work. See ECONOMY & BUSINESS.
NATION: Those fickle polls reflect the fuzzy images of the presidential candidates
With Bush creating sideshows and Dukakis muting issues, neither gains...