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DDOT - Who We Are



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.


The District Department of Transportation (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. Central to this vision is improving energy efficiency and modern mobility by providing next generation alternatives to single occupancy driving in the city.

10 Years of Excellence and Accomplishments

Annual Report

2011 DDOT Annual Report

Action Agenda

DDOT's Action Agenda

Originally released in early 2010, it focuses on these core values and functions:
  • Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Maintenance and investment in capital assets
  • Identifying prosperous places
  • Investing in the DDOT workforce

DDOT Compendium

The DDOT Compendium is a tool that provides comprehensive information about DDOT policies, procedures, and services in an online, searchable format.  The Compendium contains a variety of documents and reference materials—ranging from regulations, federal legislation, and transportation studies, to FAQs—organized by topic into summary pages that provide links to related documents and references.  Access the compendium here.