TransportationGov

TransportationGov

@USDOT

Followers206.9K
Following1.2K

The official Twitter account of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Washington, DC
Joined on October 18, 2011
Statistics

We looked inside some of the tweets by @USDOT and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
8 hours
Average replies
7
Average retweets
24
Average likes
43
Tweets with photos
35 / 100
Tweets with videos
15 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

150. in country United States and category Governmental

526. in country United States and category Society

917. in category Governmental

The FRA
an hour ago
#RailSafetyWeek Day 5: Forget about using #RailroadTracks as a backdrop for #SocialMediaImages. Taking photos or videos on tracks is both dangerous & illegal. https://t.co/oB3fl15qOY

#RailSafetyWeek Day 5: Forget about using #RailroadTracks as a backdrop for #SocialMediaImages. Taking photos or videos on tracks is both dangerous & illegal. https://t.co/oB3fl15qOY

nhtsagov
19 hours ago

NHTSA Announces Major Improvements to Child Passenger Safety: Today NHTSA introduced a new crash test dummy representing a 3-year-old child, and proposed new regulatory updates to improve the safety of child restraint systems. https://t.co/btkeoJ3CdT

#RailSafetyWeek Day 4: Think you can hear an oncoming train while wearing headphones? Think again. Trains are quieter & move faster than they seem. #ThursdayThoughts https://t.co/R0LlsBkJSP

#RailSafetyWeek Day 4: Think you can hear an oncoming train while wearing headphones? Think again. Trains are quieter & move faster than they seem. #ThursdayThoughts https://t.co/R0LlsBkJSP

Pleased to announce another $335 million in airport infrastructure funding to 80 airports in 25 states! These grants will provide critical upgrades to airport infrastructure, improve safety, and boost local economies. Congratulations to the recipients! https://t.co/iZaBp8iwU2

Kids under 13 are still growing, so they should always ride buckled up in the back for their safety. #TheRightSeat https://t.co/jvgLDLeppn

FHWA today announced the 6th round of its Every Day Counts (EDC-6) collaboration, which @USDOT @SecElaineChao says will provide state, local, and Tribal transportation leaders with opportunities to learn about 7 ready-to-deploy innovations. #FHWA_EDC https://t.co/rdzjKUeWVN

Today, we’ve announced 50 rail projects in 29 states that will receive CRISI Program grants for a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency & reliability of freight & intercity #PassengerRail service. Read more: https://t.co/8xGA7LLI55. https://t.co/BNqWU1MSk6

Today, we’ve announced 50 rail projects in 29 states that will receive CRISI Program grants for a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency & reliability of freight & intercity #PassengerRail service. Read more: https://t.co/8xGA7LLI55. https://t.co/BNqWU1MSk6

$320.6 million in grants from @USDOT is being announced to improve rail infrastructure and enhance rail safety across the USA! These federal resources will strengthen our rail system and significantly improve safety. Congratulations! https://t.co/obrsDO5h2R

Certified technicians across the country can help you use and install your child’s car seat as safely as possible. Visit https://t.co/G8vwTiIkIk to find locations near you. #TheRightSeat #CPSweek https://t.co/xUbBIo2pQt

FHWA supports Rail Safety Week. We’re also providing up to $50 million in grants for commuter rail agencies working to improve safety at railway-highway crossings. https://t.co/iJFiVzo1po #RailSafetyWeek https://t.co/ayCQSgo1rK

#RailSafetyWeek Day 2: We join @olinational in thanking #LawEnforcement partners who are supporting #OperationClearTrack across the country today by sharing #RailSafety tips with drivers & pedestrians. https://t.co/BCvc9wChJd

#RailSafetyWeek Day 2: We join @olinational in thanking #LawEnforcement partners who are supporting #OperationClearTrack across the country today by sharing #RailSafety tips with drivers & pedestrians. https://t.co/BCvc9wChJd

Here are some 48 hour preliminary rainfall totals from #Beta so far. While exact rain amounts have not be verified yet, areas south and east of Houston have generally received 10+ inches of rain so far, and more is on the way. See the @NHC_Atlantic for updates on Beta. https://t.co/378msqxTvP

Here are some 48 hour preliminary rainfall totals from #Beta so far. While exact rain amounts have not be verified yet, areas south and east of Houston have generally received 10+ inches of rain so far, and more is on the way. See the @NHC_Atlantic for updates on Beta. https://t.co/378msqxTvP

HHS.gov
3 days ago
Don’t fall into unhealthy habits 🙅‍♀‍. A change in season can be a great time to find ways to be a healthier, happier you. Here are our favorite tips for a healthy autumn 🍂. https://t.co/i2etmS0Paq #FirstDayOfFall https://t.co/LFa7C2iBIY

Don’t fall into unhealthy habits 🙅‍♀‍. A change in season can be a great time to find ways to be a healthier, happier you. Here are our favorite tips for a healthy autumn 🍂. https://t.co/i2etmS0Paq #FirstDayOfFall https://t.co/LFa7C2iBIY

This week is #RailSafetyWeek – an important week to remind everyone to take extra caution at rail crossings. Remember, trains don’t operate like cars and can take a mile+ to stop. Never try to beat a train & ALWAYS stay off train tracks! #STOPTrackTragedies

Whatever their size, get tips for choosing and using the right car seat for your child at https://t.co/G8vwTiIkIk. #TheRightSeat https://t.co/Us769A8Pc9

It’s #ChildPassengerSafetyWeek! Car seats, booster seats, and seatbelts are the best tools parents and caregivers have to keep children safe while traveling on the road. Make sure you have the right seat for your child’s age & size! More from @NHTSAgov: https://t.co/42dlK5bvDz

.@USDOT Secretary Elaine L. Chao shares her reflection on the September 11 ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, honoring those who died there, remembering events of that day, and reiterating the pledge to #NeverForget. https://t.co/hNCYxqlsTL

Tune in at 3pm east when Mark Willis talks with Sec Elaine Chao @SecElaineChao about Driver Appreciation Week and news she will share with @RoadDogTrucking @SIRIUSXM Channel 146

When you are on the road, please remember to #MoveOver for emergency vehicles. We all have a role to play in keeping our first responders safe. It’s also the LAW! @NHSTAgov https://t.co/PH9Goe1Ges

When you are on the road, please remember to #MoveOver for emergency vehicles. We all have a role to play in keeping our first responders safe. It’s also the LAW! @NHSTAgov https://t.co/PH9Goe1Ges

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