Tag: Pete Buttigieg


USDOT announces strategy to increase roadway safety

February 7, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Transportation recently launched its National Roadway Safety Strategy Call to Action campaign, which asks stakeholders to commit to specific actions that reduce serious injuries and deaths on roads. “Traffic crashes cost tens of thousands of American lives a […]

Impact & Regulations

Pennsylvania legislators urge Biden administration to prioritize rail

July 28, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

U.S. Reps. Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) recently sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg urging the Biden administration to prioritize freight rail to address the semiconductor shortage. Semiconductor chips are used in numerous technologies and […]


Secretary Buttigieg Praises Port Efforts on Supply Chain

January 12, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg during a Jan. 11 tour of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach lauded the efforts that have kept freight moving through the facilities amid crushing backlogs, but said much work remains to prepare ports, […]

Impact & Regulations

Transportation groups react to Buttigieg confirmation as Secretary of Transportation

February 4, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Transportation groups say they look forward to working with Pete Buttigieg, President Biden’s Secretary of Transportation. Buttigieg, who was confirmed for the position on Tuesday by a vote of 87-13, will oversee the U.S. Department of Transportation – a federal […]

Impact & Regulations

Senate Confirms Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary

February 2, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation has a new leader in Pete Buttigieg, a 2020 presidential candidate and the former mayor of South Bend, Ind. Buttigieg on Feb. 2 was confirmed to become secretary of transportation by a Senate vote of […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Pete Buttigieg to Get DOT Secretary Nomination

December 15, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

President-Elect Joe Biden is planning to nominate former presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg to head the U.S. Department of Transportation, according to published reports. As transportation secretary, he would play a large role in Biden’s push for a bipartisan infrastructure package. […]