Build The Era

Build the Era (BTE) is an education and advocacy organization focused on transportation and infrastructure as it relates to the Department of Transportation (DOT). Volunteer founded and volunteer-powered by supporters, volunteers and staffers from the   Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 Presidential campaign (Team Pete), BTE’s purpose is to connect citizens from across America to the DOT by:

Educate and inform the public as to what DOT does and doesn’t do, and why it matters.

Educate and inform the public to the role that that infrastructure plays in America’s quality of life.

Provide training and guidance on how to engage with local and federal elected officials on matters related to DOT initiatives.

Provide training and guidance on how to advocate for causes using Relational Organizing as a primary tool.

Create measurable effectiveness and change.

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Build the Era is not affiliated with any political campaign or candidate. For more information please email

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