PTA organizes, supervises & regulates the public transport industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, assure proper operations and well management of facilities and equipment, provide service with professional level and appropriate cost, encourage investment in accordance with the economic and social development objectives in the Kingdom, fulfilment of Vision 2030 objectives taking into account the technical and environmental aspects and integration with Air Transport Laws.

  • Develop the regulatory and legislative environment of the transport sector
  • Provide efficient and integrated public transport networks covering all modes of transport
  • Adopt the highest standards of safety and quality then ensure its application in the means of transport.
  • Adopt environmental standards and requirements to reduce environmental pollution and rationalize energy consumption.
  • Enhance the effectiveness of investment and private sector participation in transport projects and services.
  • Promote the use of public transport means.
  • Adopt modern technologies in the management, regulation and control of transport.
  • The Saudi Council of Ministers decreed the establishment of Public Transport Authority on the 1st of October 2012
  • The Public Transport Authority organizational role was issued on the 23rd of July 2013
  • The Saudi Council of Ministers approved the integration of Saudi Railway Authority under the Public Transport Authority in 24 March 2016
  • The Public Transport Authority organizational referral was amended in 8 August 2017, linking PTA directly to the Saudi Prime Minister, and to appoint PTA Board Chairman with a Royal Decree.

Towards a safe, effective, integrated and environmental friendly transport, for a consistent development.