Ministry of Transport is a ministry or department or other government agency responsible for transport. It usually is administered by the Minister for Transport.
Specific responsibilities may include overseeing Road safety, civil aviation, maritime transport, rail transport, developing government transportation policy, organizing public transport, and the maintenance and construction of infrastructural projects. Some ministries have additional responsibilities in related policy areas such as infrastructure, public works, waterworks, construction, communication, housing and economic activities, such as industry and trade
A common term used in North America is Department of Transportation.
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