Transport: More Roads

The U. S. motorist rides on some 200.000 miles of hard-surfaced roads, one-fifth of the earth's total. Nevertheless, last week no less than three plans for another 17,000 miles of U. S. "super highways" were under serious Congressional consideration. In fact, under the pressure of Depression II, the approaching national primaries and the old, old political appetite for pork, these plans were even getting serious consideration at the White House.

Fortnight ago Senator Robert Johns Bulkley of Ohio, facing a primary fight against a hard roads ex-Governor this August, proposed a network of...

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