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The New York City Department of Transportation

NYC DOT is the lead organizing agency for Summer Streets, as part of the agency's commitment to providing top-notch transportation infrastructure for New York City while squarely facing the problem of climate change and improving the City's quality of life.

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 the agency's primary customers, City residents. DOT's work is guided by Sustainable Streets, the Strategic Plan for the New York City Department of Transportation 2008 and Beyond.