| 529 (2010)|
| Government of South Africa|
Forum Building, 159 Struben Street, Pretoria
R35,084 million (2011/12)
Dipuo Peters, Minister of Transport
Sindisiwe Chikunga, Deputy Minister of Transport
The Department of Transport is the department of the South African government concerned with transport. The political head of the department is the Minister of Transport, currently Dipuo Peters; her deputy is Sindisiwe Chikunga.
Responsibility for transport is constitutionally between the national transport department and the nine provincial transport departments. The national department has exclusive responsibility for national and international airports, national roads, railways and marine transport; the national and provincial departments share responsibility for other airports, public transport, road traffic regulation and vehicle licensing; and the provincial departments have exclusive responsibility for provincial and local roads, traffic and parking.
In the 2011 national budget, the department received an appropriation of 35,084 million rand. As of 30 September 2010 it had 529 employees.
Department of Transport (South Africa) Wikipedia
The Department of Transport is divided into six branches:Administration
Integrated Transport Planning
The department is also responsible for several semi-independent agencies and state-owned companies:Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa
South African National Roads Agency
Road Traffic Management Corporation
South African Maritime Safety Authority
South African Civil Aviation Authority
Cross Border Road Transport Agency
Road Accident Fund
Railway Safety Regulator
Air Traffic and Navigation Services Company
Airports Company of South Africa
Road Traffic Infringement Agency