BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WDHN) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is set to travel to Birmingham on Thursday.

Secretary Buttigieg will travel to Birmingham, Alabama to announce a new program under President Biden’s Infrastructure Law that, according to the Department of Transportation, is aimed at making investments to help people in Alabama get to work, school, and services they need quicker and more affordably.  

Secretary Buttigieg will join U.S. Rep. Sewell and Birmingham Mayor Woodfin, along with other DOT officials and local stakeholders for a press conference at the Birmingham Xpress BRT Project Woodlawn site Thursday afternoon.