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Public Transport Policy is set by the Minister and Department of Transport


The strategic objectives set out by the Minister and the Department in relation to public transport are:

  • The provision of a well functioning, integrated public transport system, which enhances competitiveness, sustains economic progress, promotes balanced regional development and contributes to social cohesion.
  • The provision of a defined standard of public transport, at reasonable cost to the customer and the taxpayer.
  • To ensure the timely and cost effective delivery of the accelerated investment in the infrastructure and facilities necessary to ensure improved public transport provision.

Further details of the strategic role of the Department of Transport can be accessed on: