Statements about Transportation
"All Aboard Florida is receiving millions in Florida taxpayer dollars."
"All Aboard Florida is a 100 percent private venture. There is no state money involved."
"Light rail does not reduce congestion."
There is no "incontrovertible proof that speed, in and of itself, is the contributing factor to increasing (vehicular) fatalities."
Greenlight Pinellas "won’t take existing lanes from other vehicles."
The Greenlight Pinellas transportation plan involves a "300% tax increase."
The immigration bill includes free "Obamacars," motorcycles or scooters.
"Congresswoman Frederica Wilson successfully postpones closure of the North Perry airport tower."
"Already, a prototype driverless car has traveled more than 300,000 miles in the crowded maze of California streets without a single accident."
"Nearly 25 percent of all automobile accidents are caused by texting while driving."
PIP fraud is "$1 billion in fraud."
Says Barack Obama "promised" gasoline at $2.50 a gallon.
"In some communities, for $10,000 worth of (PIP) coverage it’s $1,500 a year."
Says adding toll lanes on I-95 in Broward County improved rush-hour traffic for non-toll lanes from 25 mph to 45 mph.
"One international flight a day in a wide-bodied jet ... one flight daily generates $150 million a year and approximately 2,300 jobs."
High-speed rail would have cost Florida taxpayers $1 billion to build.
"(Bill) Nelson voted for billions in wasteful spending earmarks like the Bridge to Nowhere."
Says Florida is one of a few or perhaps the only state "that has a statewide review of local land use and zoning decisions."
On the way the federal government should spend Florida's rejected high-speed rail money.
"Thirty-five states have accepted high-speed intercity rail money."
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