And we take it for granted.
It impacts you DAILY.
If you don’t understand its impact, think about the last time you drove on a road with some version this as its sign.
How many stop lights were there?
But the interstate goes the same places. No stops.
The clothes you wear, the food you eat, the way you get to work. Everything you touch is easier, cheaper and faster because of the interstate.
It matters. And its not even something we think about except when its not working to the exceptional level we think is normal.
A road without intentional pause.
A road with EXCEPTIONAL signage. If you have a vague understanding of the geography of this country – you can drive the interstate system WITHOUT maps, from one end of the country to the other.
Its a primary example of when government works.
Eisenhower. Who knew? He looked so boring.