WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Polly Trottenberg as deputy secretary of the U.S. Transportation Department.
Sen. Chuck Schumer tweeted Tuesday afternoon about Trottenberg’s confirmation.READ MORE: Former NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg Named Deputy Secretary Of Transportation
The Senate just confirmed Polly Trottenberg as Deputy Secretary of Transportation
She served as NYC’s Commissioner of Transportation and in the Obama DOT
And she served for a nearly a decade as my legislative director & transportation advisor
She'll get things done for America
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) April 13, 2021
She served as New York City’s transportation commissioner from 2014-2020.
Before that, she was a senior transportation official in the Obama administration.MORE NEWS: Polly Trottenberg, NYC’s Department Of Transportation Commissioner And Champion Of ‘Vision Zero,’ Resigns
Trottenberg also served as transportation policy advisor to Schumer.