The Department of Transport is to assist the Assembly 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


  • 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 detail Vehicle Licensing Authority Act (Act 569);
  • provide for the identification of licensed vehicles;
  • license taxis, bicycles and motor bikes and prescribe fees to be paid; (f) 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 Metro.;
    • prepare composite progress and annual reports on transport works in the Metro.;
    • assist in the review of road designs by consultants for designated roads; and
    • establish, maintain and control parks for motor and other vehicles.