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United States Department of Transportation
Seal of the United States Department of Transportation.svg
Seal of the Department of Transportation
Agency overview
Formed April 1, 1967
Jurisdiction United States of America
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Employees 58,622
Annual budget $58 billion USD
Agency executives Ray LaHood, Secretary
John Porcari, Deputy Secretary
Child agencies Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Highway Administration
Federal Railroad Administration
Federal Transit Administration
Maritime Administration
Additional agencies

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with transportation. It was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966 and began operation on April 1, 1967. It is administered by the United States Secretary of Transportation.


  1. Personnel Announcement