RITA adopts the following organizational values, aligned
with its vision and in step with the values set forth in the Department's
RITA is committed to ensuring the integrity of its agency. RITA sets high standards for itself
in the conduct of its work. RITA takes a professional, objective, fact-based, fair, and balanced
approach to all of its activities. Integrity is the foundation of reputation, and RITA’s approach
to its day-to-day work on behalf of the American people will assure both. When RITA’s
workforce commits, it delivers.
RITA is committed to respecting individual differences, recognizing individual and team
contributions and respecting the need to balance work and personal lives.
- Customer and Stakeholder
RITA is dedicated to delivering budget results that matter to the American people, on time,
and within budget. RITA strives to understand and meet the requirements and needs of
our stakeholders and customers through our unwavering commitment to public service,
innovation, creativity, and sustained excellence.
- Bold, New Ideas
RITA staff are committed to introducing bold, new ideas into the transportation enterprise in
order to advance America’s national transportation agenda.
- Professionalism and
As dedicated and accountable public servants, RITA staff exemplify the highest standards
of excellence, integrity, courtesy, and respect. RITA encourages and supports employees in
advancing their skills and knowledge in technical and managerial areas.
Collaborative Work Environment
- RITA staff supports each other, respects diversity in people and ideas, encourages innovation
within the organization, and values our relationships with our stakeholders and colleagues
in the Department. RITA supports a progressive work environment that is conducive
to innovation by employing flexible work schedules, teleworking, effective internal
communication mechanisms, simplicity in procedures, and recognition for innovative
approaches to accomplishing mission activities.