23 Total Quotes

Norman Mineta Quotes

ensure the security, the safety and the stability of the airline industry.
Norman Mineta
#Safety

This reinforces our commitment to getting America back to business while maintaining the highest standards of safety and security,
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#America

[Referring to the budget proposal as] a wake-up call, ... a 50-50 federal match for state investments in passenger rail infrastructure.
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#Budget

a shining example of the enduring spirit of the American people.
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#Example

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.
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#Truth

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?
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#Control

The president's budget is that call to action, ... And his proposed legislation is the solution.
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#Action

This plan is good news for American consumers because it will ensure that the vehicles that they buy will get more miles to the gallon and ultimately save them money,
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#News

Today, I am delivering to you ... another awesome responsibility, the care of one of our nation's finest treasures, the United States Coast Guard,
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#Responsibility

Over the last year, this country has experienced a hard-fought election, ... I was proud to stand with my party. I am a Democrat. I am proud of, and committed to, my party's principles.
Norman Mineta
#Country

There are people at the FAA looking at: How do we operate Reagan National Airport on a safe basis,
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#People

It is vitally important to safety on our roadways that motorists carefully monitor tire pressure on a regular basis,
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#Safety

support to achieve a rapid deployment.
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#Support

This is reflective of the growing trade between China and the U.S.,
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#Trade

It's exciting to see Reagan National Airport opened up, ... I think it's part of the whole issue of getting confidence back into the economy, as well as confidence into travel.
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#Confidence

Railroads must put an end to these avoidable and deadly mistakes,
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#Mistakes

We're not going to lose sight of safety,
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#Safety

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,
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#Projects

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.
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#Republican

Travelers will indeed see increased security measures at our airports, train stations, and other key sights, ... There will be higher levels of surveillance, more stringent searches. Airport curbside luggage check-in will no longer be allowed. There will be more security officers and random identification checks.
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#Security

In every case, the failure to reset the hand-operated switches has led to trains running onto the wrong tracks and derailing or colliding with locomotives or rail cars or both,
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#Failure

Open skies between the United States and Canada will mean better service at lower prices for the passengers and shippers of both countries,
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#Canada

I am confident in the board's judgment and its belief that different leadership is needed to address the serious challenges facing the company,
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#Belief