1. "Wanting to have easier-to-read maps, Rand McNally held an inside contest for suggestions. And one of their designers said: there is no way to make the maps match the territory. We need to make the territory match the maps. So Rand McNally decided to create their own numbering system for roads in the U.S. and then they sent groups to paint their numbers alongside every highway that needed one." — Ken Jennings explains how the interstate highway system developed 


minneapolis minnesota downtown night (by Dan Anderson (OFF with camera problems))

    "Wanting to have easier-to-read maps, Rand McNally held an inside contest for suggestions. And one of their designers said: there is no way to make the maps match the territory. We need to make the territory match the maps. So Rand McNally decided to create their own numbering system for roads in the U.S. and then they sent groups to paint their numbers alongside every highway that needed one." — Ken Jennings explains how the interstate highway system developed

    minneapolis minnesota downtown night (by Dan Anderson (OFF with camera problems))

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