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DOT Transition Materials

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Leading DOT

This section contains information that is not specific to a single mode of transportation or DOT Operating Administration.

Mission, History, Goals

Policy Priorities



Upcoming Deadlines

Statutes, Regulations, and Enforcement


Internal Processes


Getting Started as a DOT Employee

Congressional Process

Executive Branch

Working Relationships

How We Operate

This section begins discussion of the individual DOT Operating Administrations, some of which correspond to a specific mode of transportation (e.g. aviation) and some of which overlap multiple modes of transportation (e.g. hazardous materials).

Office of the Secretary

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Highway Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

Maritime Administration (MARAD)

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC)

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

Last updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2019