Pete Buttigieg

Biden administration picks airports for nearly $1 billion in terminal upgrades

BY: - February 15, 2024

The Biden administration will send close to $1 billion to airports across the country to upgrade terminal facilities, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced Thursday. The $970 million in grants will go to 144 airports in 44 states and three territories. Earmarked for terminal improvements, Buttigieg and other administration officials said the grants would fund projects […]

Four Kentucky infrastructure projects awarded more than $33 million in federal funding

BY: - June 28, 2023

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to be in Lexington Thursday to highlight more than $33 million in federal grant funding for four transportation infrastructure projects. According to a U.S. Department of Transportation press release, the funds come from the RAISE discretionary grant fund. Funding in the 2023 Fiscal Year will go to rural […]

Roads, bridges, trails, ports: White House awards $2.2B in transportation grants

BY: - June 28, 2023

The U.S. Department of Transportation will send more than $2.2 billion in grants to state, tribal and local governments under a grant program that was expanded under the 2021 bipartisan infrastructure law. In Kentucky, the city of Jackson, the Breathitt County seat, will receive $21.1 million to widen a highway near Panbowl Lake. The area […]