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Biden restores $929 million in funding for the California high-speed rail project that was cancelled by Trump

Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg and President Joe Biden. Win McNamee/Getty Images Biden's administration restored $929 million in grant funding for California's high-speed rail. Trump's administration cancelled the funding after he called the rail project "a 'green' disaster!" The train will get passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 2 hours and 40 minutes. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's administration has res...
Tags: Transportation, Congress, California, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Donald Trump, Amtrak, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Reuters


What Is Pete Buttigieg Doing?

The secretary of transportation is on the road, talking infrastructure with anyone who will listen.
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Pete Buttigieg delivers infrastructure message from a bridge with a cracked steel beam

Truck driver Clifton Hughey heard talk all his life about a potential third highway bridge to cross the Mississippi River near Memphis.
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Senate GOP rejects Biden’s concession on infrastructure

By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Friday panned President Joe Biden’s latest infrastructure proposal and are expected to make a new offer as talks grind toward next week’s deadline for progress on a bipartisan deal. Speaking after the release of a modest May jobs report, Biden made the case for his robust investment package to push the economy past the COVID-19 crisis and downturn, and into a new era.”Now is the time to build on the progress ...
Tags: Transportation, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, House, Associated Press, Republican, Biden, Irs


Buttigieg Visits Closed Interstate 40 Bridge in Tennessee

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg came to Tennessee to learn how the closure of the Interstate 40 bridge connecting that state and Arkansas has affected freight movement since it was shut down more than three weeks ago when a crack was found in the span.
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Buttigieg Visiting Closed Interstate 40 Bridge in Tennessee

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is in Tennessee to learn how the closure of the Interstate 40 bridge connecting that state and Arkansas has affected freight movement since it was shut down more than three weeks ago when a crack was found in the span.
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Buttigieg to Visit Closed Interstate 40 Bridge in Tennessee

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is traveling to Tennessee to learn how the closure of the Interstate 40 bridge connecting that state and Arkansas has affected freight movement since it was shut down more than three weeks ago when a crack was found in the span.
Tags: Arkansas, Tennessee, U S Department of Transportation, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg


Biden's infrastructure and family plans probably won't pass until the fall, Goldman Sachs says

Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Democrats will likely pass Biden's infrastructure and family plans as one bill in the fall, Goldman Sachs said. Odds of a bipartisan infrastructure agreement are "dwindling further" as talks continue, the bank added. The package will likely cost just over $3 trillion, with half of the spending offset by tax hikes. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's infrastructure- and family-focus...
Tags: Transportation, Congress, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, House, Goldman Sachs, Biden, Goldman, Sen Shelley Moore Capito, Nicholas Kamm, Pete Buttigieg


Buttigieg Urges ‘Clear Direction’ On Infrastructure Negotiations By Next Week

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday demanded that a "clear direction" on infrastructure talks is needed by June 7, when members of Congress return from recess, after a group of GOP senators responded to President Biden’s infrastructure plan last week with a proposal that accounts for a fraction of the $1.7 trillion in spending that the White House has proposed. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: Transportation, News, Congress, White House, Infrastructure, Gop, Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Summer Concepcion


Buttigieg defends mask mandates on public transportation as a matter of 'safety' and 'respect'

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday described public transit mask mandates as a "matter of respect." There has been an increase in the number of disturbances on airplanes in recent weeks. Buttigieg asked for people to think about what transit workers "have been doing to keep you safe." See more stories on Insider's business page. US Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday backed the mask mandates still in effect o...
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White House Gives GOP 1 Week to Reach Deal on Infrastructure

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says time is running short for a bipartisan deal on infrastructure and that President Joe Biden will look to act without Republican support if there's no “clear direction” when Congress returns from its Memorial Day break.
Tags: Transportation, Congress, White House, Joe Biden, Gop, Pete Buttigieg


Buttigieg Urges Travelers to Respect Mask Mandates on Planes

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is urging travelers to respect flight attendants and other crew members who enforce federal mask mandates amid an increase in unruly passenger behavior.
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Buttigieg: There needs to be 'a clear direction' on infrastructure talks by June 7

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that there needs to be "a clear direction" on infrastructure talks by the time Congress returns from its recess next week, calling ongoing negotiations over the administration's sweeping proposal "encouraging" while stressing that the public expects action on the issue soon.
Tags: Transportation, Congress, Cnn, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg


Memorial Day travel rebounds, despite rising gas (and gas tax) hikes

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, airline health protocols got most of the attention. That's not surprising, since when flying, we're all trapped for hours with strangers in a metal tube with recycle air. Now, with more of us vaccinated and ready to get out again and see sights beyond our homes, the travel focus has shifted. It's Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer and a major road-tripping holiday. Highway bound: AAA expects Memorial Day 2021 travel to rebound subs...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Nashville, Las Vegas, Biden, Sam, AAA, Irs, Orlando, American Petroleum Institute API, Pete Buttigieg, Myrtle Beach Denver, Jeanette C McGee


Transportation Secretary to Visit Closed Interstate Bridge

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will visit the Interstate 40 bridge connecting Tennessee and Arkansas that's been indefinitely closed after a crack was found in one of its steel beams.
Tags: Transportation, Arkansas, Tennessee, U S Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, Visit Closed Interstate Bridge


Utah DOT pilots Blyncsy’s AI-powered road maintenance technology

If you drive past potholes and faded lane dividers on your morning commute to work, chances are you’ll continue to see such road blemishes until someone alerts the local department of transportation to the problem by filing a complaint. Utah-based startup Blyncsy wants to help governments be a bit more preemptive than that. The movement and data intelligence company is launching an AI-powered technology, called Payver, that will use crowd-sourced video data to give transport agencies up-to-da...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Utah, US, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Department Of Transportation, Miles, UDOT, Salt Lake County, PITTMAN, Nexar, Pete Buttigieg, Payver, U S DOT, Blyncsy


The White House offers to cut infrastructure plan down to $1.7 trillion

President Joe Biden. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo The White House presented a $1.7 trillion infrastructure counteroffer to Republicans. It slashes the $2.25 trillion price tag substantially and reduces funding for roads and bridges. The counteroffer came after a GOP group did not meet a Tuesday deadline to bring a new offer. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden has offered to cut down the cost of his infrastructure plan - the so-called American Jobs Plan. -...
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Buttigieg brings back ‘hire local’ pilot program, reversing Trump-era decision

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday reinstated an Obama-era pilot program that aims to aid minority and disadvantaged people by ensuring local hiring for public works construction projects.
Tags: Transportation, Obama, Trump, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg


Key GOP senator suggests taking unused federal unemployment money and spending it on infrastructure

President Joe Biden meets with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito at the White House. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images GOP Sen. Shelley Moore Capito floated using unused jobless aid to fund an infrastructure plan. This comes as a growing number of GOP-led states are cutting unemployment benefits early. The GOP has opposed using corporate tax hikes to fund infrastructure, which Biden proposed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia su...
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Biden told Pete Buttigieg 'that was some f---ing bulls---' on stage after a combative debate exchange with Kamala Harris, according to a new book

Democratic presidential candidates (L-R) South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) take part in the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida. A field of 20 Democratic presidential candidates was split into two groups of 10 for the first debate of the 2020 election, taking place over two nights at Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Pe...
Tags: Politics, News, California, White House, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Racism, Atlantic, Democrats, United States, Vice President, Debate, Biden, Kamala Harris, Democratic


Biden gave Republicans a Tuesday deadline for an infrastructure proposal. They missed it.

President Joe Biden meets with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito at the White House. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images GOP lawmakers didn't make Biden a counter-offer to his infrastructure plan by his Tuesday deadline. They said Biden is still digesting their $568 billion plan and they'll hear from the White House this week. Democrats are increasingly calling on Biden to ditch negotiations and move forward without the GOP. See more stories on Insider's business page. After a group of ...
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Reversing Trump, Buttigieg Reinstates Local Hiring Program

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says he'll reinstate an Obama-era pilot program that aims to aid minority and disadvantaged groups by ensuring local hiring for public works construction projects.
Tags: Transportation, Obama, Pete Buttigieg, Trump Buttigieg Reinstates Local Hiring Program


Biden's old-school stance on Israel is putting him at odds with members of his own party

Then-Vice President Joe Biden meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in November 2010. Gerald Herbert/Associated Press Biden's stance on Israel is increasingly putting him at odds with other Democrats. Top progressives have called out his defense of Israel amid a mounting death toll, mainly in Gaza. A number of Democrats are pushing for the US to condition or limit aid to Israel. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden entered the White Hou...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington, White House, Israel, US, International, Jerusalem, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Analysis, Democrats


Gas Is Back: Colonial Opens Up the Corpse Juice Hoses Just as Much of East Coast Runs Out

Large swathes of the East Coast are running out of the precious refined corpse juice used to fuel most of the nation’s vehicles, five days after ransomware knocked out most of the 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline system—the biggest gasoline pipeline in the country, connecting Gulf Coast refineries to cities as far north…Read more...
Tags: Science, Crime, Malware, Ransomware, Cybercrime, Security Breaches, Fireeye, Brian Krebs, Gulf Coast, Biden, East Coast, Crimes, Cyberattacks, Computer Security, Mandiant, Jennifer Granholm


Buttigieg Says U.S. Helping Move Fuel in Wake of Pipeline Outage

By Jeff MasonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg said the Biden administration is working around the clock to help...
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The Monday Roundup: Mr. Barricade, Peatonito, play streets, and more

Welcome to what is going to be another stellar week! Here are the most noteworthy items BikePortland editors and readers came across in the past seven days… End the fantasy: The New Republic says cities should stop fawning over autonomous cars and invest in the stuff that is actually real and ready and working today like buses, bike lanes and sidewalks. Let the kids play in the streets: Closed playgrounds and no more recess during the pandemic have hurts kids’ hearts and minds, so we need ...
Tags: US, America, Sport, Features, Front Page, Chicago, Cycling, Mexico City, Portland, Ohio, Ucla, New Republic, Pete, CRC, Helmut Jahn, Jonathan Maus


How Biden's historically diverse administration plans to improve workforce diversity and economic equity

Joe Biden holds the first Cabinet meeting of his presidency on April 1, 2021. Drew Angerer / Getty Images President Biden vowed to appoint the most diverse Cabinet in history and fix economic inequities. Financial support for women, communities of color, and low-income American are among the pledges. The president faces an uphill battle to get the plans through Congress amid Republican resistance. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden promised his Cabinet wo...
Tags: Energy, Gender, Congress, Finance, Race, US, America, Trends, Diversity, Economics, Childcare, Joe Biden, Economy, Getty Images, Treasury, Cbs


Buttigieg, Second Gentleman Pitch Infrastructure Plan in NC

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris have visited North Carolina’s capital city to promote the Biden administration’s infrastructure and COVID-19 relief agenda.
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Biden’s A team: key figures pushing the president’s agenda in his first 100 days

Seven officials, from Kamala Harris, to cabinet secretaries, to close advisers, have been crucial for the new government’s impact Related: Biden’s 100 days: bold action and broad vision amid grief and turmoil Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office consisted largely of his administration’s rush to reverse Donald Trump’s approach to the coronavirus pandemic. Much of the national spotlight has fallen on how the new US president has addressed the crisis or which aides have been closely involved in c...
Tags: US, Joe Biden, US news, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Deb Haaland, Biden Administration


Biden will create a task force to support strengthening unions and their membership

President Joe Biden. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden is creating a task force to strengthen unions and their membership. The task force will look into existing and new policies to strengthen worker power. The rate of unionization has fallen in the past 40 years, and Amazon workers recently led a failed union drive. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is creating a task force to help promote and strengthen union membership through an executive ord...
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