Secretary of Transportation:
The United States Department of Transportation was formed in April, 1967, and consists of seven divisions representing the various modes of transportation, plus the U.S. Coast Guard, the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation and the Office of the Secretary.
The department is responsible for transportation safety improvements and enforcement, international transportation agreements and the continuity of transportation services in the public interest. The department also prepares and proposes all legislation relating to transportation, coordinates transportation issues with other concerned agencies, and provides technical assistance to the states and cities in support of transportation programs and objectives.
The United States Department of Transportation Operating Administrations include:
- U.S. Coast Guard
- Federal Aviation Administration
- Federal Highway Administration
- Federal Railroad Administration
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- Federal Transit Administration
- Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
- Maritime Administration
- Research and Special Programs Administration
How to get more information:
400 7th St. S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20591
Last updated Feb. 7