Innovation in Motion will guide DelDOT in developing a safe, reliable and efficient transportation system that will support a diverse economy, vibrant communities and viable transportation options for Delaware’s citizens, visitors and customers.
What are the Goals for Innovation in Motion?
This plan was developed in two parts. Part One reviews the trends, challenges, opportunities and goals for transportation in the next twenty years. In order for Innovation in Motion to guide DelDOT’s efforts to provide excellent customer service through a safe, accessible, reliable and innovative transportation network, the following goals were established.
Promote and strengthen the economic vitality of Delaware with an excellent transportation network that meets the needs of a diverse and growing economy.
Safety and Security
Ensure the safe and secure movement of people and goods while limiting the potential for incidents that may cause harm or disrupt the network operations.
Quality of Life
Maintain and enhance vibrant and appealing communities and support planned growth and development through a transportation network that serves the mobility needs of all Delawareans.
Provide access to safe, attractive and reliable transportation options and enhance integration of a well-connected multi-modal transportation system.
Preserve the transportation network to support travelers and commerce, while adapting to the future’s changing needs.
System Management and Operations
Enhance system management and operations through innovative strategies and technology that increase the efficiency of the transportation system.
Resiliency and Reliability
Provide a resilient and reliable transportation system that offers predictable travel times under normal conditions as well as efficient and safe use during emergency situations.
Protect and enhance the environment through sustainable best practices, integration of environmental considerations, and responsible energy consumption
Travel and Tourism
Facilitate efficient mobility options for tourist destinations that support Delaware residents, businesses and visitors.
Customer Service and Communication
Provide the highest level of customer service possible in order to proactively provide information and to learn from and address our customers’ needs.
What are the strategies to make these goals a reality?
Part Two of this plan documents the action strategies, performance measures and targets to guide DelDOT as we move forward into the future. Strategic Plans have been developed for eight topics, including:
Roads, Bridges, & Other Assets
Provide safe, reliable and functional roadways, structures, drainage facilities and green infrastructure.
Manage movement across the state in a safe, efficient and reliable manner.
Advance Delaware's status as a leader in bicycling and maintain our ranking as the most bicycle-friendly state on the east coast.
Provide safe and barrier-free walkways and road crossings to support and encourage walking as an alternative transportation mode.
Provide critical freight movement connections serving Delaware, the Delmarva Peninsula and beyond.
Facilitate the planning, coordination and investment in the public-use airport system.
Manage and operate the highest quality public transit services to meet the needs of our customers and community.
Planning & Land Use
Integrate land use and transportation to maintain and enhance mobility choices and the quality of our communities.