Rwanda has made significant achievements in the transportation sector by ensuring the provision of adequate transport services, door-to-door mobility and accessibility of people and goods which is key to economic growth.
The law establishing RURA gives it a mandate to ensure that transport services are available throughout the country to meet, in transparency, all reasonable demands of all natural persons and organizations.
RURA is also responsible for issuing and renewing licenses and authorizations for transport service operations, planning of routes and terminals, monitoring of service levels and enforcement of transport service regulations.
The regulated transport sector in Rwanda consists of road transportation of persons and goods with focus on public transport services using buses and cross border buses, motorcycles transport services, school buses transport services, taxi cabs transport services, rental vehicles transport services, transportation of goods vehicles services.
The authority regulates also inland waterways transportation of persons and goods using vessels and regulates driving school services as well as freight forwarders services.