Leave the Engine On While I'm Speaking About Saving Fuel.
a shining example of the enduring spirit of the American people.
We are gathered for what is officially a groundbreaking, but the truth is that this hallowed ground has already been broken -- viciously and cruelly, ... So today instead of a groundbreaking, we begin the process of filling the gaping wound left by the horrific terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at this site and two others.
The only sure remedy for air traffic control congestion in the near term would be a recession that would suppress demand. Who among us wants to advocate that to the American people?
The Bush administration is committed to improving vehicle fuel economy while protecting passenger safety and American jobs.
As soon as the agent puts your name in for your reservation -- and it's already in the machine -- then the machine will not even spit out a boarding pass.
What we really want to be able to do now, is to have government and the aviation industry working together right now to find that strategic solution, knowing that there is gridlock and the potential of increased accidents if we don't do something to address the problem today.
[Referring to the budget proposal as] a wake-up call, ... a 50-50 federal match for state investments in passenger rail infrastructure.
The president's budget is that call to action, ... And his proposed legislation is the solution.
The president will make that announcement, and I think he recognizes the importance of Ronald Reagan Airport, and I think he will make that decision on a timely basis.
Today, I am delivering to you ... another awesome responsibility, the care of one of our nation's finest treasures, the United States Coast Guard.
This is reflective of the growing trade between China and the U.S..
It's no coincidence that because eight out of 10 Americans are wearing their safety belts, we have also achieved the lowest traffic fatality rate on our nation's highways since record-keeping began 29 years ago.
American taxpayers are making a good investment.
When we subtract those one-time fiscal year 2001 projects, then our $59.5 billion dollar budget for the Department of Transportation is up some 6 percent.
Our nation faces a maritime threat unmatched in the capability of mass destruction, ... Where once the threat was illegal whisky or rum, now it is the shipping container with a nuclear device or a biological pathogen.
There are no Democratic or Republican highways, no such thing as Republican or Democratic traffic congestion, no such thing as Republican or Democratic aviation and highway safety, ... Cargo is not shipped by Republican or Democratic railroads, ships, barges or pipelines.
Deficiencies exist, ... Someone may undergo strict screening in Kansas City, while someone else can slip a pistol by screeners in New Orleans and this is intolerable.