From our archives: Burgeoning vehicle numbers created a ‘crisis’
What we thought: 50 years ago
Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following editorial appeared in the Telegraph on Jan. 16, 1963.
The other day, a forum of nine panelists, assembled in Washington, managed to discuss the nation’s “transportation crisis” for two hours with hardly a mention of the private automobile.
Yet everyone agrees that the motor car has had immense impact on the country’s changing transportation patterns. And government studies suggest that effect will be even greater in the next 12 to 15 years.
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