Interpreting the Evidence
Heavy Traffic on Fifth Avenue, New York City, 1930
Suggested Teaching Instructions
Automobiles and double-decker buses crowd Fifth Avenue near 42nd Street in New York City, December 1935.
When did New York City first set a speed limit, what was it, and for which form of transportation was it originally created?
English Language Arts: You are a passenger stuck in traffic in the picture above. You need to be to work in ten minutes and are nowhere near your building, which is on 59th Street. What do you do? Take a bus moving faster than you are? Park illegally and run? Wait patiently and hope for the best? Be creative and support your decision.