Mission, Vision, Goals and Values
Improve Mobility on our Nation's Highways through National Leadership, Innovation, and Program Delivery.
Our Agency and our transportation system are the best in the world.
Our Four Goals
At FHWA, we pursue our mission and vision by focusing on four strategic goals:
- System Performance — The Nation's Highway system provides safe, reliable, effective and sustainable mobility for all users.
- National Leadership — FHWA leads in developing and advocating solutions to national transportation needs.
- Program Delivery — Federal Highway programs are effectively and consistently delivered through successful partnerships, value-added stewardship, and risk based oversight.
- Corporate Capacity — Organizational resources are optimally deployed to meet today's and tomorrow's missions.
Our Core Values
These are our core values that help us define our purpose and our mission:
- Public Service
We are committed to the pursuit of professional excellence motivated by serving the public interest and providing high quality products and timely services.
Ethics, fairness, and honesty define the way we do our work and conduct ourselves. We have the courage to be both innovative and make tough decisions.
We value individual diversity and the unique strengths, skills, expertise, and background of our employees. We treat others in a polite and courteous manner.
- Personal Development
Through a wide variety of learning opportunities, we nurture the development and use of leadership, technical, and professional skills in all of our employees.
We maximize our collective talents through teamwork and partnerships based on mutual trust, respect, support, cooperation, and communication.
We support, care about, listen to, and respond to employees and their family needs.