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Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood: Only Vaccine Can Restore 'Normalcy' For Transit Agencies10:54
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A cleaner wearing gloves and a protective face mask disinfects and cleans a metro train. (Damien Meyer/AFP via Getty Images)
A cleaner wearing gloves and a protective face mask disinfects and cleans a metro train. (Damien Meyer/AFP via Getty Images)

The European Commission Monday approved a $3.85 billion bailout that the Dutch government promised to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines — the latest in a series of dire signs for the airline industry after United announced last week that it could layoff as many as 36,000 people.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ray LaHood, former secretary of transportation from 2009 to 2013 under President Obama, about how the pandemic is changing transportation of all types, from flying to public transit.

This segment aired on July 13, 2020.

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