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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

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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 Director Jeff Marootian has served in the Bowser Administration since August 2017. 

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Executive Teams' Biographies

Biographies of DDOT's Executive Team. 
Biographies of DDOT's Associate Directors.
DDOT Administrations that manage and maintain transportation infrastructure for the District of Columbia.
DDOT identifies and develops transportation-related projects for the District of Columbia Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the annual Capital Budget.
DDOT's Office of Civil Rights administers compliance programs and policies related to civil rights for the District Department of Transportation.
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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