Transport Department

Mr. Andani Iddrisu

Acting Transport Officer

Transport Department

The Department of Transport is to assist the Assembly formulate and implement policies on transport services within the framework of national policies. The Department shall:

  • ensure development of a well-planned transport network and properly regulated transportation services within the Municipality;
  • develop accurate transport database to enable effective integration of urban and transport development at the Municipality level;
  • ensure effective and efficient transport service delivery and improvement of general mobility of people and goods within the Municipality;
  • develop capacity and technical expertise for transport planning, regulation, safety and network development at the Municipality level;
  • assist the Assembly in executing its functions in relation to planning and development of transport infrastructure, i.e. transport terminals, taxi ranks, car parks, bus stops;
  • regulate movement of specified vehicles on specified roads to minimise congestion within the principal commercial centres;
  • regulate commercial transport services, control the use of Lorry Parks, bus stops, and car parking areas;
  • coordinate traffic management measures to minimise congestion on the general road network; and
  • sensitise transport stakeholders on local policies and programs and provide opportunities for operator feedback; To provide the needed platform for smooth operations and good working relations between transport operators within the Municipality.