Department of Transport

The Department of Transport is to assist the Assembly to formulate and implement policies on transport services within the framework of national policies.

The Department shall;

  • advise the Assembly on matters relating to transport services in the District;
  • prohibit or restrict the driving of general or any specified vehicles on specified roads or specified direction.
  • regulate the use and conduct of public vehicles, including the routes and parking places in accordance with the Driver and other detailed Vehicle Licensing Authority Act (Act569);
  • provide for the identification of licensed vehicles;
  • license taxis, bicycles and motorbikes and prescribe fees to be paid;
  • establish, acquire and maintain transport services by land or water including ferries;
  • maintain records of classified contractors and consultants in the transport services industry within the District;
  • prepare composite progress and annual reports on transport works in the district;
  • assist in the review of road designs by consultants for designated roads; and establish, maintain and control parks for motor and other vehicles.