Quotes About Transportation

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Quotes About Transportation

The activities of automobile manufacturers, commercial real estate developers, and the federal government have been far more important in determining patterns of transportation than consumer choice.
— Dolores Hayden —

An advanced city is not a place where the poor move about in cars, rather it's where even the rich use public transportation

— Enrique Penalosa

Today a soldier can go out on patrol and kill someone or have one of his friends killed and call his girlfriend on his cell phone that night and probably talk about anything except what just happened. And if society itself tries to blur it as much as possible, by conscious well-intended efforts to provide "all the comforts of home" and modern transportation and communication, what chance does your average eighteen-year-old have of not becoming confused?2

— Karl Marlantes

But somehow Carter's "battlefield of energy" never really filled up with eager American combatants. It just never felt like anybody was going to be draped in glory for taking public transportation, or carpooling, or turning down the thermostat and wearing a cardigan.

— Rachel Maddow

What was an infant's view of air travel? You go to a special place, walk into a large room with seats in it, and sit down. The room rumbles and shakes for four hours. Then you get up and walk off. Magically, you're somewhere else. The means of transportation seems obscure to you, but the basic idea is easy to grasp, and precocious mastery of the Navier-Stokes equations is not required.

— Carl Sagan

Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves.

— Anne-Marie Slaughter

We have seen a central government taking more and more control over public education, over communications, over transportation, over every detail of our daily lives.

— Robert W. Welch, Jr.

Urban design as a discipline barely exists in most American and Canadian cities. In Singapore, there are innovative transportation strategies at work.

— Moshe Safdie

My main form of transportation at that time was a bicycle, because bicycles could move though the crowd.

— John Pomfret

Personally, I refuse to drive a car - I won't have anything to do with any kind of transportation in which I can't read.

— Arthur C. Clarke

She is stunned that in this town there are no sidewalks to speak of, no streetlights, no public transportation, no stores for miles at at a time.

— Jhumpa Lahiri

If we expect to continue our leadership in the global economy, we must invest in a long-term transportation plan -f or both highways and transit programs. Too many of our roads, bridges, and railways have fallen into disrepair.

— Sherrod Brown

From the way that we build cars or going after space travel, I get excited about the transportation space because it's the second-highest household expense after housing.

— Logan Green

There are no practical alternatives to air transportation.

— Daniel Goldin

Billy asked them in English what it was they wanted, and they at once scolded him in English for the condition of the horses. They made Billy get out of the wagon and come look at the horses. When Billy saw the condition of his means of transportation, he burst into tears. He hadn't cried about anything else in the war.

— Kurt Vonnegut

To use it should be as natural ... as to use the trolley when one needs transportation.

— John Cotton Dana

When you have a transportation system that the price of propellant is essentially negligible something is very wrong. If you look at any other transportation system, a car, a motorcycle, a train, an oil tanker, an airliner, you name it; about a quarter to a third of the operating cost is buying the propellant.

— Burt Rutan

I think I need to continue to think and plan and marry all of the different things that we could do that make transportation in space from the earth to the space station, from the earth to the moon to space stations around the moon to visiting an asteroid.

— Buzz Aldrin

We're in the Customer Service business-we just happen to provide airline transportation.

— Colleen Barrett

Dare to do something worthy of transportation and a prison, if you mean to be anybody.

— Juvenal

Without question, bicycling is an efficient, economical and environmentally sound form of transportation and recreation. Bicycling is a great activity for families, recreational riders and commuters. Hillary, Chelsea and I have bicycles ...

— William J. Clinton

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