Roads and Transport

Gauteng Department Budget for 2016-17


A modern integrated, efficient and sustainable transport and road infrastructure system in Gauteng.


To facilitate and provide an integrated transport system that:

• Is reliable, accessible, safe and affordable;

• Promotes seamless mobility and social inclusion;

• Is environmentally sustainable; and

• Support industrialisation and radical socio-economic transformation.

Core functions and responsibilities

• To contribute to the achievement of departmental outcomes;

• To develop and maintain a sustainable road infrastructure that contributes to increased economic growth and enhanced quality of life in Gauteng;

• To develop a policy framework in support of a modern, integrated and intelligent transport system;

• To contribute to the regulation of transport-related carbon emissions;

• To contribute to environmental protection through green transport;

• To provide public transport infrastructure to promote integration and inter-modality of public transport;

• To regulate public transport operations through the issuing of operating licenses and permits;

• To regulate public transport operations through the registration of associations;

• To issue valid drivers’ licenses; and

• To issue valid vehicle licenses.

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