Plenty of Benghazi coverage
"The amount of attention paid this week to Chris Christie makes the coverage of Benghazi ... pale in significance."
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, January 12th, 2014
In the CRC project area, not on the bridge.
"More than 400 car crashes occur each year on the current, congested Columbia River Bridge."
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, September 20th, 2013
Tough case to make given transit cuts
"Demand for public transportation is reaching record levels in Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Some turbulence on this claim
"75 percent of the (air traffic control) towers the Obama Administration is closing are located in Republican Congressional Districts."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Interstate agreement calls for costs to be split 50-50
Says "If Oregon’s Legislature simply authorizes $450 million for the CRC, it will … leave Oregon holding the bag for a great deal more cost responsibility."
— Politifact Oregon on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Except for 4 bigger cities
Says Austin is the largest city in the U.S. without nonstop flights to Europe.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
In Virginia "there has been a billion dollars in surplus over the last three years. The legislature has spent less than 1 percent of that on roads."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, February 18th, 2013
No fuel for this claim
"One-third of the gasoline is purchased by out-of-state people" in Virginia
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
In-kind services also cost money
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."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, August 30th, 2012
This number is meaningless
A proposed tax to fund transportation projects would spend $90,000 to take a single vehicle off the road during the morning and afternoon commute.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
That level actually was reached due to Bush-era policies
Since President Barack Obama took office, "you have 1,700 employees just at the Department of Transportation" earning over $170,000.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 21st, 2012
Light rail claim light on proof
The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority "concluded that light rail in Cobb County would more than double commute time and would therefore be unsuccessful in alleviating traffic congestion."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
Try 611,000 one-year jobs over a decade
"If you put the $47 billion in revenue (raised over 10 years by the Buffett rule) into infrastructure you could create 611,000 infrastructure jobs."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 6th, 2012
Austin-area shoppers pay most of cost
Says bus riders subsidize the "expensive, romanticized" Leander-to-Austin train.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
No zombie tax - for now
A proposed regional transportation tax will last "a minimum" of 10 years, and has been approved to last longer.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
Newt did, Obama didn't
Says Barack Obama "promised" gasoline at $2.50 a gallon.
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, March 8th, 2012
The InterLink at T.F. Green Airport is the closest air-rail link in the country.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, January 26th, 2012
Highway robbery? Not really.
"New Jersey taxpayers … will now face the highest tolls in the country."
— Politifact New Jersey on Monday, January 2nd, 2012
Claim veers off the tracks
"Not a single segment of the proposed Beltline intersects the MARTA system at MARTA stations."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
Less spending, little gravel
Wisconsin's new state budget includes "a 15 percent increase for road construction and yet we’ve got local towns tearing up" paved roads and replacing them with gravel.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, October 2nd, 2011