Identifier :
Object_Type: governmental
Object_Type: institution
Object_Type: public
Title: The US Department of Transportation
Description: The Department serves as the focal point in the Federal Government for the coordinated national Transportation Policy. It 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, co- ordinates transportation issues with other concerned agencies, and provides technical assistance to the states and cities in support of transportation programs and objectives.
The site contains information concerning DOT research projects, traffic safety and transportation regulations.
Keywords (GEMET): transportation systems; transportation policy; research projects; research programs; bibliography; transport regulation
Place_Keywords: USA
Language: en
Metadata_Contact: Karel Maesen
Metadata_Date: 1997/04/03 Metadata_Source: The US Department of Transportation Home Page