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Buttigieg to visit ABQ, Navajo Nation

FILE – Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, on Nov. 8, 2021. Buttigieg is vowing help to stem a rising U.S. epidemic of car fatalities with a broad-based government strategy aimed at limiting the speed of cars, redesigning roads to better protect bicyclists and pedestrians and boosting car safety features such as automatic emergency braking. Buttigieg indicated to The Associated Press that new federal data being released next week will show another spike in traffic fatalities through the third quarter of 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

SANTA FE — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is set to travel to Albuquerque and the Navajo and Hopi nations later this week to discuss road safety and investments in local infrastructure.

He is set to travel to New Mexico and Arizona on Wednesday and Thursday, but more details haven’t been released.

Buttigieg’s visit will include meetings with tribal leaders.

The former Democratic presidential candidate has some family ties to New Mexico. Both of his parents taught at New Mexico State University, where they met before moving to South Bend, Indiana.

Buttigieg was also in the same Rhodes scholarship class more than a decade ago as Jeremy Farris, executive director of the State Ethics Commission, and they were roommates one year at Oxford.

 

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