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Highways / Traffic Gridlock (Part I) #116485

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 29, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(On Rte. 128: Richard Threlkeld) Traffic jam on nation's hwys. due to suburban commuters featured; details given, scenes shown of traffic in Boston, Massachusetts. [Commuter Liz VARGA - discusses traffic en route to job.] Scenes shown of traffic jams in Los Angeles, California, NYC, Atlanta, Georgia. [Massachusetts bay trans. authority spokesperson James O'LEARY - discusses highway traffic.] Objections to highway construction detailed. [Massachusetts transportation secretary Frederick SALVUCCI - explains suburbanites' opposition.] Traffic problems in downtown areas discussed; scenes shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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