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About DDOT

The mission of the District of Columbia government's Department of Transportation (DDOT) is to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors by ensuring that people, goods, and information move efficiently and safely with minimal adverse impact on residents and the environment.

DDOT manages and maintains transportation infrastructure:

  • Planning, designing, construction, and maintenance for the District's streets, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, traffic signals, and street lights.
  • Managing and making improvements to the street system to facilitate traffic flow through the District of Columbia.
  • Managing, with the Department of Public Works as a partner, the removal of snow and ice from the streets.
  • Coordinating the District's mass transit services, including the reduced-fare program for students using MetroBus and MetroRail.

About DDOT - Who We are - group of 4 ladies in DDOT summer uniformsDDOT - Who We Are

DDOT is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through more sustainable travel practices, safer streets and outstanding access to goods and services.

DDOT's Acting Director Leif DormsjoDirector's Biography

DDOT Director Leif Dormsjo has served in the Bowser Administration since the beginning of 2015. 

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Executive Teams' Biographies

Biographies of DDOT's ExecutiveTeam. 

DDOT Associate Directors' Biographies - d. logoAssociate Directors' Biographies

Biographies of DDOT's Associate Directors.

DDOT Agency Organization logo featuring blue human figures on an org chartAgency Organization

DDOT Administrations that manage and maintain transportation infrastructure for the District of Columbia.

Capital Budget Plans logo featuring a blue jigsaw puzzle with a piece pulled out and set on topTransportation Capital Budget Plans

DDOT identifies and develops transportation-related projects for the District of Columbia Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the annual Capital Budget.

Civil Rights Programs logo featuring Justice with her scales set against a cloud-filled blue skyCivil Rights Programs

DDOT's Office of Civil Rights administers compliance programs and policies related to civil rights for the District Department of Transportation.

Contract and Procurement logoContract and Procurement

OCP, under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer, was established by DC law in 1997 and provides contracting services for selected agencies and offices in the District.

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