Honoring Norman Mineta

ISSUE / Week of May 2, 2022

  • May 06,2022 |

    Honoring Norman Mineta

    The outpouring of memories and tributes for Norman Mineta this week rightly focused on his tremendous imprint – not just across the transportation space, but in so many aspects of American life and...
  • May 06,2022 |

    Buttigieg Talks Workforce, IIJA Implementation With Senate Panel

    FY23,USDOT
    Transportation workforce issues were front and center when Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee this week. Although...
The Norman Mineta I Knew

The Norman Mineta I Knew

I first met Norman Mineta in the late spring or early summer of 2001, when he interviewed me for a position in the U.S. Department of Transportation.  He had been chosen to be Secretary by President...

Norman Mineta as Mayor and Legislator
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Norman Mineta as Mayor and Legislator

Some parts of the life story of Norman Mineta, who passed away this week at the age of 90, are nationally famous – how his family’s forcible WWII internment at a relocation camp in Wyoming...

New Amtrak Nominees May Overbalance Board Towards Northeast Corridor
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New Amtrak Nominees May Overbalance Board Towards Northeast Corridor

When the White House announced a slate of new nominees for the Amtrak Board of Directors at 3 p.m. last Friday, it was not clear who each new members was going to be replacing. But now that the...

Biden Signs Bill Renaming USDOT Headquarters
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Biden Signs Bill Renaming USDOT Headquarters

President Biden today signed the bill S. 400 into law, naming the U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters building the "William T. Coleman, Jr. and Norman  Y. Mineta Federal Building." In...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 9, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 9, 2022

Tuesday, May 10 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing – subcommittee hearing on the FY 2023 DOT budget request (Sec. Buttigieg to testify) – 1:00 p.m.,...

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