California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties

Caltrans Mission, Vision, Goals, and Values


Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability.


A performance-driven, transparent and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation and teamwork. 


Safety and Health

Provide a safe transportation system for workers and users, and promote health through active transportation and reduced pollution in communities.

Stewardship and Efficiency

Money counts. Responsibly manage California’s transportation-related assets.

Sustainability, Livability and Economy

Make long-lasting, smart mobility decisions that improve the environment, support a vibrant economy, and build communities, not sprawl.

System Performance

Utilize leadership, collaboration and strategic partnerships to develop an integrated transportation system that provides reliable and accessible mobility for travelers.

Organizational Excellence

Be a national leader in delivering quality service through excellent employee performance, public communication, and accountability.



We promote trust and accountability through our consistent and honest actions.


We are dedicated to public service and strive for excellence and customer satisfaction.


We inspire and motivate one another through effective communication, collaboration and partnership.


We are empowered to seek creative solutions and take intelligent risks.


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