The Public Transport Authority
On the public transport front, we continually plan and follow through on WA's public transport priorities which have contributed to our system being recognised as the best in the country.
We are responsible for providing customer-focussed, safe and cost-effective passenger transport services such as:
- Rail, bus and ferry services in the metropolitan area (Transperth).
- Public transport services in regional centres.
- Coach and rail passenger services to regional areas (Transwa).
- School bus services.
- Designing, building and maintaining transport infrastructure.
Main Roads WA
Representing one of the world's most expansive road networks, Main Roads is committed to working cooperatively and productively across all levels of government, to ensure our road network meets the needs of the community, industry and stakeholders.
Main Roads is responsible for the delivery and management of a safe and efficient main road network in WA through operations including:
- Building the State’s major Government road infrastructure projects.
- Providing infrastructure that creates a safe environment for all road users.
- Providing infrastructure and operations that improve road efficiency resulting in improvements in traffic and freight levels of service.
- Maintaining the State’s major Government roads, bridges, verges and reserves.
- Using technology to optimise the real-time management of the network and provide traveller information.
- Improving community amenity through the development of roadside stopping places, the incorporation of public art into infrastructure, and understanding the needs of all transport users.
Want to know more? Visit the Main Roads WA website.
Department of Transport
The Department of Transport’s key focus is on delivering a range of transport services and strategic transport planning and policy across the range of public and commercial transport systems that service WA.
The Department coordinates and prioritises the transport-related infrastructure that allows our economy to grow, planning to connect people with goods and services through an intricate system of roads, railways, airports, ports and waterways as well as educating and regulating those networks to keep Western Australians safe.
Their services include:
- Providing driver and vehicle services (licensing).
- Regulating the Western Australian on-demand transport industry.
- Managing marine safety, coastal protection and facilities.
- State-wide transport planning.
If you’re looking for information, visit the Department of Transport website.