Caltrans manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies. Caltrans carries out its mission with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration and the Equipment Service Center. Caltrans 2020-2024 Strategic Plan (PDF)
A brighter future for all through a world-class transportation network.
Provide a safe and reliable transportation network that serves all people and respects the environment.
We inspire and motivate one another through effective communication, collaboration, teamwork, and partnership.
We strive to eliminate disparities while improving outcomes for all.
We are empowered to seek creative solutions and take informed risks.
We promote trust and accountability through our consistent and ethical actions.
As one Caltrans family, we are proud of our work and strive for excellence in public service.
- Safety first
- Cultivate excellence
- Enhance and connect the multimodal transportation network
- Strengthen stewardship and drive efficiency
- Lead climate action
- Advance equity and livability in all communities