Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn, who drove down from Chicago to attend Saturday’s Obama speech, asks a question:
Friday night, traffic was averaging about 70 miles per hour headed the 200 milesAnswer: Yes.
south on Interstate 55 from Chicago to Springfield.
Coming back to Chicago this afternoon I was going 80 miles per hour and still not keeping up. Is this typical?
Read the rest of Zorn's column on his Springfield experience.