Transportation (DOT)


Established by Local Law No. 27 of 1977. The mission of the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) is to provide for the safe, efficient, environmentally responsible movement of people and goods in New York City. To fulfill this mission, DOT controls and regulates traffic; builds and maintains streets, sidewalks, highways, bridges and municipal parking facilities; maintains and operates the Staten Island Ferry; and acts as an advocate and a voice for better transportation.



  55 Water St., New York NY, 10041    Map this

Contact Numbers

24 hour information and complaint number: Dial 311 or:  (212) NEW-YORK
TTY:  (212) 504-5115


Henry (Hank) Gutman , Commissioner.
Appointed January 2021.
(212) 839-6400
Chief of Staff - Madeleine McDonnell
(212) 839-6413
Executive Assistant to Commissioner - Elizabeth Lipovac
(212) 839-6406
Deputy Executive Assistant to Commissioner - Janel Quiroz
(212) 839-6410
Interim Senior Deputy Commissioner - Leon W. Heyward
(212) 839-4300
Interim Senior Borough Commissioner - Edward Pincar, Jr.
(212) 839-6210