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1965 (Sep. 22) Decision Memo for LBJ on 1966 Transportation Agenda

September 22, 1965 decision memo for President Johnson from Joseph Califano asking Johnson’s approval to order the Commerce Department to prepare plans for the creation of a Department of Transportation, a reorganization of transportation regulatory functions, a program of transportation rate reform, and a major highway safety program for the FY 1967 (calendar year 1966) legislative agenda.

President Johnson checked the “Approved” mark and wrote “Hooray-!” at the bottom.

Also contains Califano’s meeting notes and agenda for the meeting with Commerce, prepared by the Bureau of the Budget, with BoB recommendations.

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