DOT's mission is to provide for the safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible movement of people and goods in the City of New York and to maintain and enhance the transportation infrastructure crucial to the economic vitality and quality of life of our primary customers, City residents. Our agency's work is guided by Sustainable Streets, the Strategic Plan for the New York City Department of Transportation. We are customer-driven in all our activities. We seek opportunities to create partnerships in the provision of transportation services through appropriate relationships and alliances. To accomplish our mission, the Department works to achieve the following goals:
- Provide safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible movement of pedestrians, goods, and vehicular traffic on the streets, highways, bridges, and waterways of the City's transportation network;
- Improve traffic mobility and reduce congestion throughout the City;
- Rehabilitate and maintain the City's infrastructure, including bridges, tunnels, streets, sidewalks, and highways;
- Encourage the use of mass transit and sustainable modes of transportation; and
- Conduct traffic safety educational programs.
Over 5,000 employees of the New York City Department of Transportation oversee one of the most complex urban transportation networks in the world. DOT’s staff manage an annual operating budget of $900 million and a five-year $9.1 billion capital program, along with 6,000 miles of streets and highways, 12,000 miles of sidewalk, and 789 bridges and tunnels, including the iconic East River bridges. DOT’s staff also installs and maintains over one million street signs, 12,700 signalized intersections, over 315,000 street lights, and 69 million linear feet of markings.
It should be noted that certain properties within the jurisdiction of the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) are managed by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYCDPR) with permission from NYCDOT. Management of these properties by NYCDPR is temporary and is expressly not intended to create public parks or parkland.
DOT promotes the use of sustainable modes of transportation. DOT designs bicycle facilities, bus lanes, and public plazas. DOT operates the Staten Island Ferry, which serves over 22 million people annually and oversees ferry operations on City-owned piers. DOT educates students and adults Citywide about street safety. DOT’s staff issue parking permits to people with disabilities, not-for-profit agencies and governmental entities, and commercial vehicle permits for trucks; issue construction permits for work in City streets; and manage the City's Adopt-a-Highway program.Learn about DOT Performance Reporting Contact DOT with a question or to report a problem 關於我們 enfòmasyon an kreyòl ayisyen informazioni in italiano 한국어 정보 информация на русском языке información en español
|DOT Executive Staff|
|First Deputy Commissioner Lori Ardito||212-839-6403|
|Chief of Staff Emily Gallo||212-839-6408|
|General Counsel Philip Damashek||212-839-6503|
|Deputy Commissioner for Policy Michael Replogle||212-839-7235|
|Chief Communications Officer Christopher Browne||212-839-4850|
|Auditor General Amy Hutner||212-839-4408|
Deputy Commissioner Bob Collyer
Assistant Commissioner Scott Gastel
|Finance, Contracting, and Program Management
Deputy Commissioner Joseph Jarrin
|Human Resources and Facilities Management
Deputy Commissioner Marlene Hochstadt
|IT & Telecom
Chief Technology Officer Cordell Schachter
|Roadway Repair and Maintenance
Deputy Commissioner Galileo Orlando
|Sidewalks and Inspection Management
Deputy Commissioner Leon Heyward
|Staten Island Ferry
Captain James C. DeSimone, Chief Operations Officer
Acting Deputy Commissioner Alan Borock
|Transportation Planning & Management
Deputy Commissioner Ryan Russo
|Bronx Borough Commissioner Constance Moran||212-748-6680|
|Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Keith Bray||646-892-1350|
|Manhattan Borough Commissioner Margaret Forgione||212-839-6210|
|Queens Borough Commissioner Nicole Garcia||212-839-2510|
|Staten Island Borough Commissioner Tom Cocola||212-839-2400|
|Notice of Adoption – Amendments to DOT’s Highway Rules
NYCDOT is adopting rules to provide clearer, more concise language and to update sections 2-01 through 2-09, 2-11 through 2-14, and 2-20 of the Highway Rules. The rules will take effect on Sunday, August 7, 2016. See more info
|Notice of Adoption – DOT Pedestrian Plaza Rules
NYCDOT is adopting rules that create a regulatory framework for the Department’s pedestrian plazas by adding definitions to section 4-01 and a new section 4-16 to the Department’s rules. The rules, among other things, formalize an application process by which the Department will designate pedestrian plazas; impose uniform rules of conduct for all pedestrian plazas; and create specific rules for the Times Square Pedestrian Plaza. The rules will take effect on Monday, June 20, 2016. See more info
|Notice of Public Hearing
Public Hearing at Staten Island Borough Hall, 10 Richmond Terrace, Room 122, Staten Island, NY 10301, June 27, 2016 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Written comments in support or in opposition to these applications may be sent to Dorothy Szorc at the New York City Department of Transportation, Transportation Planning & Management 55 Water Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10041 no later than June 30, 2016 or call 212-839-7217.
|Notice of Public Hearing|
Public Hearing at Manhattan Borough President’s Office, One Centre Street, 19th Floor South, New York, NY 10007, June 30, 2016 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Written comments in support or in opposition to these applications may be sent to Dorothy Szorc at the New York City Department of Transportation, Transportation Planning & Management 55 Water Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10041 no later than June 30, 2016 or call 212-839-7217.NYC Events Calendar
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