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ALDOT

ALDOT's goal is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound inter-modal transportation system for all users, especially the taxpayers of Alabama. It is also to also facilitate economic and social development and prosperity through the efficient movement of people and goods and to facilitate inter-modal connections
within Alabama. ALDOT must also demand excellence in transportation and be involved promoting adequate funding to promote and maintain Alabama's transportation infrastructure.

The Department is organized into nine geographic regions called Divisions, with a Central Office located in Montgomery. The Central Office is organized into the Office of the Transportation Director and the Office of the Chief Engineer with Bureaus and Divisions reporting to the Chief Engineer. Additionally, the Department has several other boards and committees that operate either within a bureau or as a cooperative effort among several bureaus and/or divisions.

For more information, visit the      ALDOT Homepage.
ALDOT Safety Data Access Guidebook June 2016
The guidebook is organized into three main sections:

  1. A policy section with an overview of the legal and policy implications of the reporting of safety data.
  2. A data access section providing information on how to access safety data via the Critical Analysis Reporting Environment (CARE) database.
  3. A display section with approved examples on how safety data can be displayed, when necessary, on web sites, in planning documents, and in other venues.
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New ALDOT Plan Aims to Improve Pedestrian and Bicycle Access

The Alabama Department of Transportation is hoping to roll out a new plan to make the state more bicycle and pedestrian friendly. ALDOT's new Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan hopes to address the concerns made by the general population by creating a strategic framework.

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ALDOT Works to Design a Statewide Transportation Plan

ABC 33/40: Today, roads through and around Birmingham are crowded and make many dread the commute. "Every day it is a struggle. You have to slow down. There are a lot of potholes. There are some places where the 18-wheelers have rolled and made the roads uneven" said Robinson. "The construction and lanes change, as you are driving straight, into different directions," said Carolita Smith. Like those two drivers, the Alabama Department of Transportation wants you to have a better drive. Engineers are working to see where people will be going and how they'll get there twenty five years from now.

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ALDOT Joins Waze Connected Citizens Program
ALDOT announced a data sharing partnership with Waze (http://www.waze.com), the free, real time crowd sourced navigation app powered by the world’s largest community of drivers. Designed as a free, two way data share of publicly available traffic information, the Connected Citizens Program promotes greater efficiency, deeper insights and safer roads for citizens of Alabama along with 69 other partners around the world. ALDOT is the first in Alabama to join the Waze Connected Citizens Program.

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