Welcome to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure website

The transport sector in Kenya encompasses a transport system comprising of road, rail, air and maritime. The sector is crucial in the promotion of socio-economic activities and development since an efficient and effective, transport system is a mainspring for rapid and sustained development in terms of national, regional and international integration, trade facilitation, poverty reduction and improvement of welfare of the citizen. The Ministry has two Departmentsnamely; State Department of Transport and State Department of Infrastructure

Vision and Mission of  the Ministry

Vision: A global leader in transport infrastructure and logistics

Mission: To develop, operate and sustain world class transport infrastructure and services.

Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure is mandated to perform the following functions

  • National Roads Development Policy Management
  • Transport Policy Management
  • Maritime Transport Management
  • Rail Transport and Infrastructure Management
  • Development, Standardization and Maintenance of Roads
  • Mechanical and Transport Services
  • Enforcement of Axle Load Control
  • Materials Testing and Advice on Usage
  • Standardization of Vehicles, Plant and Equipment
  • Civil Aviation Management and Training
  • Registration of Engineers
  • Registration of Roads Contractors
  • Protection of Road Reserves
  • Maintenance of Security Roads
  • National Road Safety Management
  • Registration and Insurance of Motor Vehicles
  • Motor Vehicles Inspection
  • Development and Maintenance of Airstrips
  • Government Clearing and Forwarding Service (Coast Agent)
  • National Transport and Safety Policy
  • Implementation of LAPSSET Project

Cabinet Secretary

James Wainaina Macharia


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