By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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She served as New York City’s transportation commissioner from 2014-2020.

Before that, she was a senior transportation official in the Obama administration.

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Trottenberg also served as transportation policy advisor to Schumer.

CBSNewYork Team