The Transport Authority Mandate PDF Print
The Transport Authority primary function is to plan, monitor and regulate the public transport system in Barbados.
Based on the provisions of the Transport Authority Act 2007-28 some of the primary functions are:


  • to undertake planning for the public transport system
  • to monitor and regulate the public transport system
  • to issue, cancel, suspend licenses of drivers and conductors of public service vehicles
  • to issue, suspend or revoke permits in respect of public service vehicles
  • to restricts the use of motor omnibuses, minibuses and route taxis to specified routes
  • to regulate and restrict the number of motor omnibuses minibuses and route taxis on specified routes
  • to supervise the conduct of business in the passenger terminals
  • to publish current information on public transport services
  • to establish timetables to be observed by drivers and conductors of motor omnibuses minibuses and route taxis
  • to determine the sitting of lay-by and the location of bus stops for the picking up and setting down of passengers using motor omnibuses, minibuses and route taxis
 

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