The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is the primary policy, planning, programming, coordinating, implementing and administrative entity of the executive branch of the government on the promotion, development and regulation of a dependable and coordinated network of transportation and communications systems, as well as in the fast, safe, efficient and reliable transportation and communications services.

As one of the first government agencies established under the Malolos Constitution on January 21, 1899, the DOTr plays a crucial role in accelerating the country's economic development. It provides the backbone for growth and enhances the country's competitive edge by providing effective and efficient transportation and communications infrastructure systems that narrow the geographical and physical divide, connecting the country, its islands, and its people to the rest of the world


Vision

By 2030, DOTr is a world class organization, providing integrated transport, connecting people, islands, families, communities and the nation with the rest of the world, and constantly responding for environmentally sustainable and global competitive transport.


Mission

To provide the country with efficient, effective, and secure transportation systems that are globally competitive, compliant with international standards, and responsive to the changing times.


Core Values

As an organization,


We value integrity and honesty. We practice what we say, formulate policies, programs and projects and properly use resources attuned with the DOTr Mission and Vision.


We are competent. We constantly search for and apply new ideas, technologies and practice to improve the delivery of services to our stakeholders.


We do right things at the right time with the right attitude and behavior.


We provide our stakeholders and the general public access to relevant information.


We value and treat our stakeholders with utmost respect and care.


We, the members of the DOTr family, work as a team to attain common goals and objectives.


We commit everything to God for the continuous advancement of this Department and the nation as a whole.


Functions

  • Policy formulation
  • Industry/ services regulation
  • Infrastructure development
  • International cooperation