The FAA, a federal agency, said it had received 1,900 reports of "unruly" passenger behavior related to masks in the past five months.
Buttigieg asked for the public to be courteous toward transportation workers, many of whom worked through the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Biden was stunned when Harris went after his record on busing during a Democratic primary debate in June 2019.
The White House is labor-friendly. Biden is doubling down on his support for labor and unions with a new task force that looks to strengthen them.
Biden cited a Moody's report that his spending plans will create 19 million jobs, but that included 16.3 million from natural job growth and stimulus.
If we're going to sufficiently pay for infrastructure, we must find new ways to do so. A mileage tax could be a step in the right direction.
Buttigieg said the American Jobs Plan, which aims to upgrade roads, bridges, public schools, and airports represented "a generational investment."
In the past, highways were constructed with no regard for minority communities. The Biden administration is seeking to address past racial inequities in planning decisions.
Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg said last week that a mileage tax could help fund Biden's infrastructure bill, which could cost up to $4 trillion.
A spokesperson for Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said he was just having a "broad conversation about a variety of ways to fund transportation."
Transportation Sec. Buttigieg said a tax on vehicle miles traveled, plus Obama-era municipal bonds, could be viable infrastructure funding options.
Progressives hope provisions of the bill, which could prevent 4,200 deaths from air pollution per year, end up in Biden's infrastructure package.
In an interview with the New York Times, he said when people ask him what it's like to walk Pete Buttigieg's dogs, he replies, "It's a living."
Citing expected resistance from Republicans, Democrats are looking at reconciliation measures to push through an infrastructure bill.
It's not usually a coveted slot for political up-and-comers, but Secretary Pete has embraced the role.
Biden's talks with House members follow meetings with senators and labor leaders, and Transportation Chair Peter DeFazio is floating partisan passage.
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