11 percent more traffic
Says, "I-205, six miles of which runs through my district, already carries more traffic than I-5."
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
They did the math, and they did it right.
Says "MAX carries 30 percent of evening rush-hour commuters traveling from Downtown on the Sunset and Banfield freeways."
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
The law, lawyers and lawmakers back him up
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.
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, January 11th, 2013
All states have a gas excise tax
Says his transportation plan "would make Virginia the first state in the nation to eliminate the state tax on gasoline."
— Politifact Virginia on Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Northern Virginia is the most "heavily trafficked place in the country."
— Politifact Virginia on Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Texas ban vetoed
Says about 25 Texas cities and 39 states have banned texting while driving.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
It was a group effort but she was 'vital.'
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."
— Politifact Oregon on Monday, October 15th, 2012
Is there a detour that leads to more money?
Says Georgia ranks "near the bottom in per capita transportation spending."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
Could bad news on the jobs front give the transporation vote a boost?
The state of Georgia has lost 200,000 total jobs and 50,000 construction jobs since May 2007.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
Too early to tell
"There is little if any evidence that the use of red light cameras in New Jersey has reduced the number or severity of accidents at the intersections where they are used."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, June 28th, 2012
No potholes in this argument
Rhode Island has the "worst maintained bridges in the United States of America . . . and we have the second worst maintained roads [behind] Alaska."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, June 22nd, 2012
Clear sailing for this claim
"Water transportation is the most fuel efficient, least polluting, safest, and least expensive means of moving cargo."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, May 28th, 2012
Says Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell voted for a toll lane on MoPac.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
Yes, but still paying to New York
"If you're earning under $100,000 a year and you commute to New York every day you pay more to the Port Authority in tolls than you pay to the state of New Jersey in income tax."
— Politifact New Jersey on Monday, April 23rd, 2012
It was Jersey's responsibility
"The (ARC Tunnel) project was originally estimated to be $8.7 billion, and New Jersey alone was on the hook for all overruns."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Politicians got an ear full
"[O]ver 200,000 ordinary citizens were given the opportunity to identify projects they preferred."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, April 13th, 2012
He's right on all counts
Says "streetcars carry more people than buses … you attract more riders who don't ride transit now, and actually the operating costs are not any greater than the bus."
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
A bigger pay day for most
"Many of the top officials at the Port Authority earn more money than the governors of the states that have jurisdiction over them."
— Politifact New Jersey on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
Corzine gets the blame
"By the way, I'm not raising tolls 50 percent....Jon Corzine did."
— Politifact New Jersey on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
Money's in highways
"Last year we spent more than $40 billion on highways. And Lord knows we need that. But that's more than we spent on Amtrak in its entire 40-year history."
— Politifact New Jersey on Monday, December 5th, 2011