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Former NYC Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg Confirmed As Deputy Secretary Of U.S. Transportation Department

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) -- The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Polly Trottenberg as deputy secretary of the U.S. Transportation Department.

Sen. Chuck Schumer tweeted Tuesday afternoon about Trottenberg's confirmation.

She served as New York City's transportation commissioner from 2014-2020.

Before that, she was a senior transportation official in the Obama administration.

Trottenberg also served as transportation policy advisor to Schumer.

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