Hope Yen Jonathan Lemire and Thomas Beaumont

Government

New to D.C., Buttigieg Looks to Build Bridges With Biden Plan

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks at Union Station in Washington Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks at Union Station in Washington. (Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press)

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will have to navigate the fraught politics of a bitterly divided Washington as he is tasked with selling the Biden administration’s infrastructure and climate plan. He may have found a way by just riding a bike, which has gained fans from even skeptics in Congress.

April 5, 2021