Department of Transportation. (Government).
Safety: Promote the public health and safety by working toward the elimination of transportation-related deaths, injuries, and property damage.
Mobility: Shape America's future by ensuring a transportation system that is accessible, integrated, and efficient, and offers flexibility of choices.
Economic Growth and Trade: Advance America's economic growth and competitiveness domestically and internationally through efficient and flexible transportation.
Human and Natural Environment: Protect and enhance communities and the natural environment affected by transportation.
National Security: Advance the nation's vital security interests in support of national strategies such as the National Security Strategy and National Drug Control Strategy by ensuring that the transportation system is secure and available for defense mobility and that our borders are free from illegal intrusion.
RELATED ARTICLE: VISION
A visionary and vigilant Department of Transportation leading the way to transportation excellence in the 21st Century.
Serve the United States by ensuring 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.
Norman Y. Mineta
Secretary of Transportation
DoT is undergoing several organizational changes as a result of 9/11. Complete information on the Transportation Security Administration, headed by Under Secretary of Transportation for Security John W. Magaw, was not available at press time.
Michael P. Jackson
Deputy Secretary of Transportation
Mr. Jeff Shane
Associate Deputy Secretary
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|Publication:||Defense Transportation Journal|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Apr 1, 2002|
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