By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City’s former transportation chief Polly Trottenberg has been named Deputy Secretary of Transportation by the incoming Biden administration.

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Trottenberg stepped down from her job in New York City last month to join Biden’s presidential transition team.

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In the announcement, the Biden administration highlighted Trottenberg’s role in the Vision Zero program, the 14th Street busway and implementing outdoor dining.

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