Buttigieg to inherit a crumbling network of roads, subways and rails at DOT

Michigan’s voters became so frustrated with the state’s pothole-pocked streets that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ran — and won — on a promise to “fix the damn roads.” As mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg had experience with some of the nuts-and-bolts annoyances that transportation professionals encounter every day. (Photo by Andrew Roth)