It’s official: Obama names transportation transition team

The office of the President-Elect confirmed yesterday what Fly NextGen first reported Wednesday morning: Former FAA Administrator Jane Garvey will be helping to lead Mr. Obama’s transition team on transportation issues. Other key members of the team:

  • Seth Harris is a member of the Obama-Biden Transition Project’s Agency Review Working Group responsible for the labor, education, and transportation agencies. He is a professor and the Director of Labor & Employment Law Programs at New York Law School.
  • Mortimer Downey is a self-employed transportation consultant who served for eight years as the Deputy Secretary of Transportation under President Clinton, and was an Assistant Secretary of Transportation during the Carter Administration.
  • Michael Huerta is Group President of ACS Transportation Solutions, a company that provides technology solutions for the transportation industry.

(Biographical elements are from the OPE transition website).

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