To promote a safe, reliable, effective, efficient, coordinated, integrated, and environmentally friendly land passenger transport system in South African urban and rural areas, and the southern African Region, managed in an accountable manner to ensure that people experience improving levels of mobility and accessibility.


To provide and manage a world-class transport system with a public transport focus, providing high levels of  mobility and accessibility for the movement of people and goods in a safe, sustainable and affordable manner.


  • Prepare, implement and monitor public transport plans;

  • Develop land transport policy;

  • Financial planning for land transport; 

  • Manage the movement of people and goods;

  • Promote and facilitate public consultation;

  • Tender specifications and awards of tenders for public transport services;

  • Regulation of the Land Transport Systems;

  • Prepare and co-ordinate implementation of Integrated Transport Plans;

  • Transport planning, operations, services, maintenance, monitoring and administration.