Statements about Transportation

Says "traffic fatalities have fallen dramatically, even as population has risen. You are more likely to stay alive biking, walking and driving around Portland than you were before" he took over the Portland Bureau of Transportation.

Says there's $4 billion in private investment along the streetcar. 

If the Sellwood Bridge is not replaced, it will have to be shut down within eight years.

The study that states that more than 70 percent of the traffic on the Sellwood Bridge is to/from Clackamas County has been thoroughly debunked by The Oregonian. 

Says "for the equivalent cost of a single mile of freeway, we have a bike infrastructure."

A test last month at the MAX station at 162nd Avenue and East Burnside saw crime down 41 percent compared with December 2009

TriMet is "spending 4.2 million in fed funds to save $168K per year."

Portland spent nearly $1 million in federal stimulus money to install bike path signs where they already existed.

Says Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will "force you to stop using your cell phone" while driving.

Half of children struck by cars near schools are hit by parents driving children to school.

A bill by Earl Blumenauer would "mandate GPS tracking devices on all our vehicles."

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