Sec. Buttigieg Speaks at 2023 AASHTO Washington Briefing

At the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ 2023 Washington Briefing, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg engaged in a captivating fireside chat with AASHTO president, Roger Millar. The discussion encompassed a broad range of topics, with a special emphasis on the groundbreaking $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) enacted in November 2021. During the conversation, Buttigieg expressed his belief that the IIJA is driving some of the most stimulating and rewarding times in US transportation history. Additionally, he underscored the importance of remaining focused on reducing roadway fatalities and injuries in accordance with the National Roadway Safety Strategy.

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