Definitions for "United States Department Of Transportation"
Keywords:  usdot, railroad, highway, fhwa, fra
An executive department of the U.S. government which is responsible for the development of national transportation policies.
The USDOT is the main federal agency that develops and coordinates policies pertaining to the national transportation system.
Establishes the nation's overall transportation policy. Under its umbrella there are ten administrations whose jurisdictions include highway planning, development and construction; urban mass transit; railroads; aviation; and the safety of waterways, ports, highways, and oil and gas pipelines.