December 15, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to lead the U.S. Department of Transportation. If confirmed, he will play a key role in advancing President-elect Biden’s infrastructure priorities, including bolstering our nation’s public transit system.
Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg has recently released, “Building for the 21st Century: An infrastructure plan to create jobs, increase resilience, and usher in a new era of opportunity,” a $1 trillion infrastructure package that Buttigieg’s administration would pursue should he be elected President.
In an effort to ensure that CTAA members are familiar with the potential Presidential candidates’ proposed infrastructure policy, we will be releasing key highlights of every candidate’s policy proposals.
If elected, Buttigieg is promising to enact the following changes to public transportation:
The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.