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Freedom of Information Act Contacts

Submitting FOIA Requests

In recognition of the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America and following the Department’s guidance to take all necessary precautions to protect the health and safety of the Department’s workforce, the FOIA team is working remotely and not able to process any requests mailed or faxed to the office.  Any requests received by mail or fax after Monday, March 16, 2020, may not be processed until employees are able to return safely to the office.   If you wish to resubmit your request, please send it to the following e-mail address:

T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.
FOIA Officer
(202) 366-5320

Information Management Specialist
(202) 366-2666

Ann Herchenrider
FOIA Public Liaison

Division of Legislation and Regulations
U.S. Department of Transportation
Maritime Administration
Second Floor, West Building
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, W24-233
Washington, DC 20590

(202) 366-7485


Toll free:
1-800-986-9678 ext. 65181

Updated: Wednesday, April 1, 2020