Transportation 11 quotes

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Bicyclists should expect and demand safe accommodation on every public road, just as do all other users. Nothing more is expected. Nothing less is acceptable.
When we build our landscape around places to go, we lose places to be. Rick Cole
The Department of Transportation (DOT) typically keeps the public at bay by having only two phases for their projects: Too early to tell and too late to stop. Earnest Fitzgerald
My two favorite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. The perfect day: riding a bike to the library. Peter Golkin
Transportation consumes 30% of all energy, 80 % of oil and causes 30% of CO2 emissions. Hal Harvey
The most serious obstacles in our road building program are not money, nor engineering problems, nor cruel terrain-but PEOPLE. James J. Morton
The land use and urban form of cities are...fundamentally shaped by priorities in transportation...the essential character of a city's land use comes down to how it manages its transport. also with Jeffrey Kenworthy Peter Newman
There is no greater form of subsidized social engineering than the interstate highway, which hastens the flight out of the city without doing much to ease traffic congestion. John Norquist
Transit fulfills the right to find jobs throughout the region. Henry Richmond
America suburbia is that place where people put their bikes on their cars and drive them out to the country so they can cycle in circles. Steve Schmitt
The paradox of transportation in the late 20th Century is that while it became possible to travel to the moon, it also became impossible, in many cases, to walk across the street. Joell Vanderwagen