Trump’s transportation transition leader loves building roads
Ever Since President-elect Donald Trump promised in his victory speech to “rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none,” advocates remained hopeful that what he really meant was lots of public transit, too. His choice to lead his transportation transition might reveal his true intentions: A road lobbyist.
The list of people being considered by the incoming President for cabinet positions and transition teams contain few surprises (and even fewer women and people of color). But what’s shocking for someone who campaigned against lobbyists—or maybe not that shocking, since this is Trump we’re talking about—is how many lobbyists are on the list.