OneRail Coalition Statement on Pete Buttigieg as DOT Secretary-Designate

Statement of Anne Canby, Director, OneRail Coalition
On the Nomination of Pete Buttigieg as
Secretary of Transportation
December 17, 2020

The OneRail Coalition ( welcomes the nomination of former Mayor Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of Transportation. He brings a unique perspective on transportation’s vital role in the U.S. economy and the importance of infrastructure as well as a willingness to move in new directions to address the critical issues facing the transportation sector during these unprecedented times and into the future.

We look forward to working with Secretary-designate Buttigieg and the Biden-Harris Administration to advance policies that underscore the benefits of a strong freight and passenger rail system in addressing the climate challenge, providing well-paying jobs, and ensuring safe, efficient transportation of goods and people.

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