Nation’s Top Transportation Officer Heads to Michigan Island Where Cars Are Banned

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The 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference will be held at the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI May 28, 2015. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit) Detroit

US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is planning a trip to the island of Michigan known for its unique modes of transportation – Mackinac Island.

Buttigieg will deliver a keynote address at the Mackinac Policy Conference on Wednesday, June 1, and is expected to host a joint press conference with Governor Gretchen Whitmer later in the day.