Department of Transportation

Department of Transportation (DOT)/Civil Rights Virtual Symposium

In February 2014, The Department of Transportation (DOT), Departmental Office of Civil Rights hosted the 2014 DOT Civil Rights Virtual Symposium. This online event took place in lieu of the in-person symposium of 2012. … View more

Department of Transportation/Regulatory Information Website

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s incredibly useful Regulatory Information Website,, not only contains clear and useful information about the rulemaking process generally, as well as an authoritative compendium of all the various “rulemaking requirements” … View more

Department of Transportation: Distracted Driving Initiative

Early in the Obama administration, the Secretary of Transportation identified the need to address the adverse effect of performing a safety-sensitive function in one of the transportation modes while distracted by such things as … View more

Department of Transportation: Use of Web2.0 To Enhance Rulemaking

DOT entereed into an agreement with the Cornell e-Rulemaking Initiative (CeRI) to explore the benefits of the use of blogging and other web 2.0 technology to increase public participation — and the effectiveness of … View more

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Success Stories Defined

Agency officials have submitted their success stories in response to a Model A survey requesting innovative ideas that meet the some or all of the following criteria:

-Degree of Innovation
-Cost Savings to the Government and/or the Public
-Ability to Replicate Project or Initiative at other Agencies
-Reduction of Unnecessary Duplication
-Customer Service
-Streamlining or Enhancing Public Participation in the Regulatory Process

These submissions will also be submitted to our esteemed judges for the Annual Walter Gellhorn Innovation Award.

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