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Washington, DC - Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and FAA Administrator Michael Whitaker hosted a news conference at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) headquarters on Monday to preview holiday travel numbers and potential weather disruptions, share proactive steps DOT and FAA have taken over the past year to improve air travel operations, and provide an update on DOT's historic expansion of passenger rights under the Biden-Harris Administration.

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Washington, DC – Last week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a new round of grants going to 41 ports across the United States from President Biden’s infrastructure package. In total, DOT is sending out more than $653 million this year to modernize the ports that America’s supply chains depend on, from the Port of Long Beach in Southern California to a river port in Northwest Arkansas.

Continue Reading ICYMI: Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $653 Million for America’s Ports, Strengthening Supply Chains, Bringing Down Costs at Medium

Washington, DC - This week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to South Florida to share an update on the state of transportation and highlight major investments in the Sunshine State made possible by President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Continue Reading ICYMI: Secretary Buttigieg Travels to South Florida, Gives Major Speech on State of Transportation, Highlights Investments Made Possible by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law at Medium

Washington, DC — With just hours left to avoid a Republican government shutdown, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has made clear the harm this shutdown would cause, from work stopping at the Department of Transportation, to Federal employees, including military servicemembers, air traffic controllers, and more being forced to work without a paycheck. Even a few days of a shutdown could set back efforts to hire and train air traffic controllers, just as we turn the corner on a years-long backlog to fully staff the...

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Washington, DC — This week, as extreme Republicans in the House move to shut down the government, US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited a railway in Grand Island, Nebraska, where he announced $1.4 billion in investments from the Biden Administration headed to communities across the country to revitalize railways and improve supply chains.

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Washington, DC — This week Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited South Dakota where he joined local and Tribal leaders to highlight recent federal investments in rural aviation, truck parking, Tribal infrastructure, and highway safety made possible by the Biden Administration and President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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Washington, DC – This week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited Indiana where he had the opportunity to see how the Biden-Harris Administration’s investments in America’s infrastructure and manufacturing are creating good-paying jobs and driving economic growth in Indiana and across the country.

Continue Reading ICYMI: U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Meets With Union Workers, Visits Infrastructure Projects Creating Good-Paying Jobs Across Indiana at Medium

Washington, DC — Earlier this week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited Champaign-Urbana and East St. Louis, Illinois to celebrate recent investments in the Prairie State’s transportation systems that will improve safety, reliability, and help more people get where they need to go.

Continue Reading ICYMI: Secretary Pete Buttigieg Visits Illinois, Highlights Recent Investments in Infrastructure With Support of President Biden’s Infrastructure Law at Medium

Airport terminal modernization project at Lehigh Valley International Airport is among the first of thousands of projects supported by President Biden’s infrastructure law to be funded, constructed, and completed.

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Washington, DC – This week, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Vermont, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania where he surveyed damage from recent flooding in the town of Hardwick, VT, saw progress in Wheeling, WV, to revitalize the downtown area with infrastructure improvements, and joined First Lady Jill Biden and Acting...

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