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Department of Transportation. (Government).

The Department will realize its vision and accomplish its mission through pursuit of the following strategic goals:

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.


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.

The Honorable

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

(202) 366-2222

Mr. Jeff Shane

Associate Deputy Secretary

(202) 366-5781
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Date:Apr 1, 2002
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