The transport portfolio isn't just about roads, boats, plains or trains.
It's about people.
People who need to get to work, home and everywhere in between and businesses that rely on road, rail, air and sea to deliver billions of dollars in goods and services each year.
An integrated and optimised transport network will give the Western Australian Community more choice and improve the quality of our lives and our environment.
Since 2010, WA's three key transport agencies - Main Roads, Department of Transport and Public Transport Authority - have worked together to enhance the coordination of operations and develop unified policies and regulatory functions.
The agencies each have different responsibilities and together they strive to provide world-class outcomes for our customers, all West Australians and visitors to our state, through integrated transport systems and services.
We all have things that we love about living in Perth. These things are harder to enjoy as traffic and congestion increases.
The Transport portfolio is investing billions across a range of road, public transport, cycling and walking initiatives to help manage congestion and make it easier for everyone to get around.
But we need help from the community to help us to keep Perth moving.
Small changes from all of us will add up to make a big difference, whether that’s
There are things businesses can do as well; offering flexible working hours, providing staff with public transport passes instead of parking spots or offering workplace shower and change facilities.
The Smart Transport website is a central point of information providing the tips, tools and resources that will help you to identify the small changes you can make.
Smart Transport is set to improve the way we all get around and with your help, we can all travel a little better.
Representing one of the world's most expansive road networks, we are 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.
We are responsible for delivering and management of a safe and efficient main road network in WA through operations including:
The Department of Transport's key focus is on delivering a range of transport services and strategic planning and policy across the range of public and commercial transport systems that service WA.
The Department co-ordinates and prioritises the transport related infrastructure that allows our economy to grow, planning to connect people with good and services through an intricate system of roads, railways, airports, ports and waterways as well as educating and regulating those networks to keep West Australians safe.
Their services include:
For further information, please visit Department of Transport website.
The Public Transport Authority continually plans and follows through on WA's public transport priorities which have contributed to our system being recognised as one of the finest in the country.
They are responsible for providing customer-focussed, safe and cost-effective passenger transport services such as:
For further information, please visit Public Transport Authority website.