Statements about Transportation
Says his plan to raise car registration to $56 would still leave Virginia with a fee that’s "equal to or lower than most states."
Says if you are on your bike in a crosswalk, all you have to do is dip your wheel into the road and cars must legally stop.
Says his transportation plan "would make Virginia the first state in the nation to eliminate the state tax on gasoline."
"Our numbers are going up at the airport."
Northern Virginia is the most "heavily trafficked place in the country."
Says a new state report "confirms" that red-light cameras "lead to more accidents, more injuries and greater cost."
"When you look at the number of crashes before the cameras were installed compared to after, they’re virtually the same."
Says about 25 Texas cities and 39 states have banned texting while driving.
"There is no reason to allocate 60 percent of bridge space to satisfy two percent of all travelers."
Says Mike Dovilla supports a plan "that could allow a foreign corporation to take over the Ohio Turnpike"
Says he "is the reason we do not pay a toll every time we pass over the bridge at MoPac and William Cannon."
Says "as Co-Chair of the Joint Ways & Means Committee, I secured the key piece of funding for" the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project bridge."
Says she’s never said "don’t build" Texas 45 Southwest.
"When Congressman Langevin took office, gas was around $1.70 per gallon, and now it is near $4 per gallon."
"We have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."
"With the auto rescue," President Barack Obama "saved more than 1 million middle-class jobs all across America," including more than 28,000 in Wisconsin.
Clackamas County Commissioners "approved a re-negotiated agreement to lower the county’s contribution to TriMet’s Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project to $19.9 million from $25 million."
Says Georgia ranks "near the bottom in per capita transportation spending."
"Without Westside MAX, we’d need to add 2.9 lanes to the Sunset Highway."
Says his plan to end the toll on Ga. 400 fulfills his campaign promise to commuters.
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