Latest True Fact-checks in Transportation Randy Feenstra stated on October 5, 2021 in a tweet: The Biden administration "published a study concluding 4 (of) 5 new cars on the road by 2050 will still require liquid fuels." Craig Thompson stated on July 5, 2021 in TV interview: "We’ve got 115,000 miles of roads in this state and 90% is owned by the locals.” Pete Buttigieg stated on April 6, 2021 in an interview with The Grio: “There is racism physically built into some of our highways.” American Automobile Association stated on April 27, 2020 in a news report: “New York is one of only 12 states where the average gallon of gas costs more than $2.00.” Viral image stated on April 2, 2020 in a Facebook post: Photo shows a crowded New York City subway train during stay-at-home order. Elizabeth Warren stated on March 12, 2019 in a press release: The Boeing 737 Max 8, the type of plane that crashed in Ethiopia, continues to fly in the United States, despite the FAA saying "software updates are likely coming." Mike Parson stated on January 16, 2019 in his state of the state speech: "We maintain this (Missouri highway) system with one of the lowest levels of funding in the country." Jim Justice stated on August 27, 2018 in a tweet: "Thousands of folks are opening West Virginia E-ZPass accounts." Roman McAllen stated on June 22, 2018 in a speech at the Texas Democratic Party convention: "The Railroad Commission of Texas has nothing to do with railroads." Wisconsin Department of Transportation stated on September 8, 2017 in a news release: "Wisconsin's driver licenses and identification (ID) cards are currently the most secure in the nation." Gavin Newsom stated on July 12, 2017 in an interview on MSNBC: The Inland Empire is "the second fastest growing region" for jobs in California. Thomas Croci stated on April 27, 2017 in a press release: In some cases, a sex offender "who appears on the New York State Sex Offender Registry" would be able to drive for Uber or Lyft when ride-hailing is allowed upstate in July Scott Walker stated on June 27, 2016 in a letter to Department of Transportation officials: "For decades, the state’s gas tax has been among the highest in the nation." Don Francis stated on October 28, 2015 in an interview with Watchdog.org: Electric car sales in Georgia have dropped dramatically since a $5,000 tax credit was eliminated and a $200 annual registration fee was imposed July 1. Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association stated on May 13, 2015 in a radio ad: "Accidents are down 50 percent and injury accidents are down 60 percent" in the rebuilt Marquette Interchange in Milwaukee. Russell McMurry stated on May 11, 2015 in news reports: Georgia is on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities this year, a reversal of nine years of declines. Senate Democrats stated on March 31, 2015 in interviews: The state budget will include scholarship money for minority students as a concession to Senate Democrats for supporting the GOP-initiated transportation bill. Georgia Department of Transportation stated on April 23, 2015 in state DOT road signs: Distracted driving such as texting behind the wheel is behind a rise in traffic deaths on Georgia roadways this year. Rich Golick stated on March 3, 2015 in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution story: Uber and other ride-share firms are not required to carry auto insurance under Georgia law. Atlanta Journal-Constitution stated on February 10, 2015 in news reports: The proposed transportation tax plan revokes a tax-credit for consumers’ electric cars while the state retains similar credits for similar vehicles for businesses. The Associated Press stated on February 21, 2015 in in a newspaper article: Georgia’s share of money from the Federal Highway Trust Fund declined 12 percent between 2008 and 2013. Keith Parker stated on January 21, 2015 in a Twitter post: Only "18 percent of jobs are accessible by transit for metro Atlanta residents. 33 percent for those living in the city." Gwen Moore stated on January 14, 2015 in a newspaper opinion piece: Federal officials declared that grant funds "could be used only for Milwaukee's streetcar project," meaning it "isn’t possible" to redirect the money to "other modes of public transportation or to our public schools." Rick Perry stated on March 7, 2014 in a speech: "If you rent a U-Haul to move your company, it costs twice as much to go from San Francisco to Austin than the other way around, because you can’t find enough trucks to flee the Golden State." Mothers Against Drunk Driving stated on February 11, 2014 in a press release: "A majority of drunk driving deaths and injuries are caused by drunk driving offenders with no prior convictions." Tammy Baldwin stated on January 22, 2014 in a news release: "Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce," which is more than the number "of people working in the fossil fuel industry." Loretta Weinberg stated on November 14, 2013 in an interview on the John Gambling radio program: "We pay among the highest tolls in the nation for the privilege of crossing that bridge." League of Conservation Voters stated on August 14, 2013 in a TV ad: Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson voted to let oil and gas companies emit "unlimited carbon pollution into our air" Jackie Dingfelder stated on March 4, 2013 in a floor speech: Says, "I-205, six miles of which runs through my district, already carries more traffic than I-5." TriMet stated on January 29, 2013 in an advertisement: Says "MAX carries 30 percent of evening rush-hour commuters traveling from Downtown on the Sunset and Banfield freeways."