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The United States Department of Transportation is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for . Many U.S. states also have such departments. The department is headed by the United States Secretary of Transportation.
Color photograph of the United States Department of Transportation building
United States Department of Transportation
The seal of the U.S. Department of Transportation prior to 1980.

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. 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 governed by the United States Secretary of Transportation.

Its mission is to "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."

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