United States Secretary of Transportation

October 9, 2006 - 7:41am

Former Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta is the recipient of the 2006 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy.

September 28, 2006 - 10:10am

Mary Peters, who was head of the Federal Highway Administration from 2001 to 2005, is President Bush’s nominee for the post of Secretary of Transportation. If confirmed by the Senate, she will replace Norman Mineta, who resigned in June.

September 14, 2006 - 6:40am

Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta, a long-time advocate for general aviation and the lone Democrat in President Bush’s Cabinet, shocked and saddened the transportation industry when he announced his resignation June 20. He oversaw the DOT’s response to the 9/11 attacks, and his 5.5-year tenure was the longest in the history of the agency.

 
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