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Detroit, MI — This week U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, along with Canadian Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, and IBEW Member Bill Baisden, announced the first U.S.-Canada Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor. The new EV corridor will stretch from Kalamazoo, Michigan, to Quebec City, Quebec, a 870 mile stretch that also connects to the 74,000+ miles of Alternative Fuel Corridors in the United States. This initiative supports U.S....

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Albuquerque, NM — This week, as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Investing in America” tour, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Deming, New Mexico, as well as El Paso, Texas. During his visit, the Secretary highlighted major investments from President Biden’s infrastructure package to reduce roadway fatalities and improve infrastructure across the region, including in rural and underserved communities.

 

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Washington, DC -- Last week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited four states to highlight federal investments supporting projects that will improve airfield safety at airports across the United States. These improvements -- like redesigned taxiways that reduce runway intersections -- are often unnoticed by passengers but are key to their safety.

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Lake Charles, LA and Port Arthur, TX — This week U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Lake Charles, Louisiana and Port Arthur, Texas to celebrate millions in new federal grant money coming to both communities that will support the construction of a new Calcasieu River Bridge in Lake Charles and port modernization and expansion at the Port of Port Arthur in the City of Port Arthur, Texas.

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Louisville, KY — This week, amid the busy holiday shipping season, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to visit UPS’s Worldport Air Hub — one of the nation’s busiest cargo hubs and the world’s largest automated package sorting hub. His visit highlighted improved supply chain reliability thanks to the Biden-Harris administration’s actions over the past year and a half, in partnership with the private sector, and he thanked the American workers who are essential to keeping our supply chain moving.

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Memphis, TN — This week, following record-setting Black Friday sales and ahead of the busy holiday season, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Memphis International Airport, North America’s busiest cargo airport to highlight investments the Biden-Harris Administration is making to create a stronger, more resilient supply chain.

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Albuquerque, NM — Earlier this month, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, Navajo Nation, and Hopi Nation. During his visit, the Secretary met with Tribal leaders, Officials from the New Mexico Department of Transportation, and other local leaders to discuss roadway safety, the infrastructure needs of Tribal communities, and how President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law can support the infrastructure needs of indigenous communities.

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Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $703 million to improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). This year’s awards, made possible by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and additional Congressional appropriations, will support coastal seaports, Great...

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Orlando — Last week, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg traveled to Florida, where he surveyed Hurricane Ian damage and met with local leaders and FEMA staff who are supporting recovery efforts. The Secretary also met with truck drivers who have been working to support efforts to deliver essential supplies and repair critical infrastructure — like the Sanibel Causeway and Pine Island bridge.

 

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