Transportation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old transportation quotes, transportation sayings, and transportation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Transportation is the center of the world! It is the glue of our daily lives. When it goes well, we don't see it. When it goes wrong, it negatively colors our day, makes us feel angry and impotent, curtails our possibilities.     

Robin Chase

Public transportation is like a magnifying glass that shows you civilization up close.     

Chris Gethard

The reality about transportation is that it's future-oriented. If we're planning for what we have, we're behind the curve.     

Anthony Foxx

We want transportation as reliable as running water.     

Travis Kalanick

If transportation technology was moving along as fast as microprocessor technology, then the day after tomorrow I would be able to get in a taxi cab and be in Tokyo in 30 seconds.     

W. Daniel Hillis

Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to another world.     

Robert Hughes

The solution to transportation inefficiencies lies at the intersection of collaborative consumption and the social graph: Shifting transportation from ownership to access.     

John Zimmer

There will be no transportation problems in Heaven-you can either glide along, float along or fly!     

David Berg

What's unique about transportation is that it's the one function that repeats itself throughout the supply chain.     

John Murphy

Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person's car is the only place where he can be alone and think.     

Marshall McLuhan

When dealing with complex transportation issues, the best thing to do is pull up with a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out.     

Anthony Bourdain

The system of transportation is not coherent; it is not treated as integral. Roads compete with with railroads and airlines in chaotic fashion, and at immense cost to the nation.     

Anthony Stafford Beer

Individual transportation has become synonymous for freedom and liberty, so it would be difficult to actually get rid of individualized transport, and in rural areas that would be impossible.     

Hermann E. Ott

Transportation is an essential part of our lives, and in New York City where driving is not a viable option most of the time, public transportation and taxis are the only way to get around.     

Simi Linton

I'm suspicious of any mode of transportation that requires a running start.     

Alan Kotok

Any businessman will tell you that transportation is fundamental to success.     

John Hickenlooper

There can be no doubt that the transportation sector is the most critical sector of our economy.     

Robert Brady

When you are talking about transportation, people aren't making their plans while in front of a computer.     

Logan Green

Transportation is going to transition from ownership to transportation as a service. What is the best model to address the largest part of that market? We believe it's peer-to-peer.     

John Zimmer

Intelligent transportation technology is key to better parking management. The adage that "You can't manage what you can't measure" fits parking perfectly.     

Donald Shoup

Transportation funding is a win-win for everyone involved.     

Corrine Brown

The key word for transportation in the 21st is 'choice.'     

Anthony Foxx

There are no practical alternatives to air transportation.     

Daniel Goldin

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

John Pomfret