Department of Transportation
To ensure a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
- Distracted Driving: leading the effort to eliminate cell phone use behind the wheel
- Drive Sober: responding to the epidemic of driving under the influence
- High-Speed Rail: developing a national network of high-speed intercity passenger rails
- Protect Your Move: protecting consumers from illegitimate, interstate moving companies
- Scenic Byways: preserving and enhancing roads with archeological, cultural, historical, natural, and recreational qualities
DOT is comprised of thirteen agencies. A sample of DOT’s offices are listed below, but be sure to visit their administrative page to learn more about all offices and subcomponents.
Office of the Secretary
Office of the Inspector General
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Highway Administration
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Federal Railroad Administration
Federal Transit Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Research & Innovative Technology Administration
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Surface Transportation Board
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