U.S. DOT HQ Named for Coleman, Mineta

President Joseph Biden has signed legislation to name the U.S. Department of Transportation’s headquarters in Washington the “William T. Coleman, Jr. and Norman Y. Mineta Federal Building.”

The naming honors two former secretaries of transportation. The building is located at 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE

Coleman served between 1975 and 1977 and was the first first African American to run the agency. He died on March 31, 2017.

Mineta, who served between 2001 and 2006, was the first Asian American to head USDOT. He died on May 3 shortly before Biden signed the bill.

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