U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

Washington, DC 20590


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1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
United States of America

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) oversees all federally funded transportation projects. 

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U.S. DOT Announces $57 Million Available for Innovative Finance and Asset Concession Grants

March 11, 2024
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT’s) Build America Bureau (Bureau) released a Notice of Funding Opportunity NOFO) for a new program authorized by the ...

U.S. DOT Penalizes Southwest Airlines $140 Million for 2022 Holiday Meltdown

Dec. 18, 2023
DOT ensured Southwest paid over $600 million back to passengers and issued record penalty – 30 times larger than any in DOT history – to deter other airlines from failing to protect...
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DOT Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Ensure Air Travelers with Disabilities Know Their Rights

Oct. 9, 2023
#AccessibleAirTravel celebrates 37th anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act and builds on actions the Biden-Harris administration is taking to improve air travel for Americans...
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DOT Fines American Airlines $4.1 Million for Unlawfully Keeping Thousands of Passengers on the Tarmac for Hours

Aug. 28, 2023
Largest fine against a carrier for violating the tarmac delay rule after DOT investigation uncovers dozens of violations.
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DOT to Propose Requirements for Airlines to Cover Expenses and Compensate Stranded Passengers

May 8, 2023
For the first time in U.S. history, DOT initiates a rulemaking that would require airlines to compensate passengers and cover certain expenses for controllable delays and cancellations...

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USDOT Unveils Dashboard, Highlights Progress to Help Parents Avoid Family Seating Junk Fees

March 10, 2023
As USDOT works to ban family seating junk fees, new tool spotlights progress made on pushing airlines to guarantee parents can sit with their children fee-free.

USDOT Statement on the Justice Department’s Lawsuit to Block Proposed JetBlue-Spirit Merger

March 9, 2023
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) fully supports the Justice Department’s lawsuit under the Clayton Act to block the proposed JetBlue-Spirit merger.

U.S. Department of Transportation Establishes Partnership with the City of Austin to Finance Mobility and Infrastructure Projects

March 1, 2023
Innovative federal-city partnership will identify potentially billions in financing for infrastructure projects that create sustainable solutions and reconnect communities.

Nearly $1B in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Funding Awarded to Meet Surging Air Travel Demand

Feb. 27, 2023
Larger security checkpoints, more reliable and faster baggage systems and better roadways and multimodal connections are just some of the improvements passengers will see.

U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization Released

Jan. 11, 2023
The plan is a multi-agency effort to help cut all greenhouse emissions in transportation by 2050.

Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2022

Jan. 3, 2023
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) released the 28th edition of the Transportation Statistical Annual Report (TSAR). The report is a collection of key transportation...
Scheduled passenger airlines add 3,398 full-time equivalents in October for 18th consecutive month of job growth.

U.S. Cargo and Passenger Airlines Employment Remains 4.9% Above October 2019

Dec. 12, 2022
U.S. cargo airlines employed 280,773 workers in October, 36% of the industry total. Cargo carriers gained 1,305 employees in October. FedEx, the leading air cargo employer, increased...

2022 3rd Quarter U.S. Airline Financial Data

Dec. 8, 2022
3Q 2022 Results for All 24 Scheduled U.S. Passenger AirlinesU.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a third-quarter 2022 after-tax net income of $2.4 billion and a pre-tax ...