Hitting the Road: The Art of the American Road Map
Publish date: April 1st 1996
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Pages no: 132
Edition language: English
Before oil companies could make heaps of moolah, they had to create a need for gasoline. This required convincing early auto owners, who primarily drove short distances in urban settings, to take longer drives. But how, and where? At the beginning of the century, few roads were suited to car traffic...