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“Our citizens do not want less transportation.  They want more.  They do not want us to spend more on the same old thing or just move money around from one idea to the next.  They want us to invest in a disciplined and strategic way in the things that improve the quality of their lives and grow their opportunities.” 
“There’s never been a better time to build….”
“Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.”
“If we do not have a world class infrastructure here in broadband for cutting-edge devices and services, the next generation of innovations, the next great companies…will start in another country and not here.”
“Water and roads add to the quality of life…..anyone stuck in traffic at rush hour in our cities can speak to that.  It also plays a major role in our continued economic development. Whenever we're recruiting a business seeking to relocate or expand, a chief concern of theirs is ensuring there are adequate water, power and transportation systems for their needs.”
“Our common infrastructure is a horizontal thing that so much of our economy rests on. It’s clear now that…our success relies on a robust international digital infrastructure, both wired and wireless.”
“After all, innovation is what America has always been about…..and nowhere is the promise of innovation greater than in American-made energy.”
“Public and private investment in the economic foundation of the United States is critical for long-term economic prosperity.  The United States’ global competitiveness is dependent upon the construction and maintenance of a world class infrastructure.”
“Infrastructure is a bipartisan issue because we all deserve safe bridges, uncongested roads, and sustainable transit options.”
“Our unity as a nation is sustained by free communication of thought and by easy transportation of people and goods..." 
“Transportation is critical to our nation’s competitiveness.  To put it simply, our transportation network is the backbone of our economy, and we must have a strong foundation to support economic growth.” 
“It's been proven time after time: investments in our national infrastructure create jobs and opportunities. Americans can and must build great things – not just in spite of enormous economic challenges but also as the means of overcoming them.”