Safer, Simpler, Smarter Transportation Solutions
To develop and administer policies and programs that contribute to providing fast, safe, efficient, and convenient transportation at the lowest cost consistent with the national objectives of general welfare, economic growth and stability, the security of the United States and the efficient use and conservation of the resources of the United States.
Safety: Enhance public health and safety by working toward the elimination of transportation-related deaths and injuries.
Mobility: Advance accessible, efficient, intermodal transportation for the movement of people and goods.
Global Connectivity: Facilitate a more efficient domestic and global transportation system that enables economic growth and development.
Environmental Stewardship: Promote transportation solutions that enhance communities and protect the natural and built environment.
Security: Balance homeland and national security transportation requirements with the mobility needs of the Nation for personal travel and commerce.
Organizational Excellence: Advance the Department's ability to manage results and achieve the goals of the President's Management Agenda.