Georgia Transport

Central

  • The merchant fleet;
  • Harbours of state significance;
  • Airports and aerodromes;
  • Control of airspace;
  • Registration of air transport;
  • Meteorological service, and
  • Railways and motor roads of state significance.
     

Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development (Transport Policy Department serves as the coordinating body)

  • Road transport including overseeing the technical regulator, Land Transport Agency
  • Maritime transport, including overseeing the technical regulator, Maritime Transport Agency
  • Railways(including overseeing Georgian Railways, the state owned railway) and
  • Aviation infrastructure and services including overseeing the technical regulator, Georgian Civil Aviation Agency.

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (Roads Department

  • Designs, builds and operates roads classified as regional and international.

The Land Transport Agency (LTA),
Maritime Transport Agency (MTA)
Georgian Civil Aviation Agency

  • Oversees safety in this sector, and
  • Develops regulations and procedures

Private companies operate all the country’s ports and two major airports.

United Airports of Georgia( state owned company)

  • Operates the international airport in Kutaisi, and all regional airports.
  • The Georgia Civil Aviation Agency
    Georgian Railway 

 

Responsible authorities/bodies

  • Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
  • Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure
  • The Land Transport Agency (LTA),
  • Maritime Transport Agency (MTA)
  • Georgian Civil Aviation Agency
  • Georgian Railway
  • Private companies operate all the country’s ports and two maj or airports, while the state-owned United Airports of Georgia operates the international airport in Kutaisi, and all regional airports. The Georgia Civil Aviation Agency oversees safety in this sector, and develops regulations and procedures. 


Local

  • Issuance of permits for passenger transportation within the administrative boundaries of the municipality and the organisation of the public transportation services;
  • Constructing, maintaining and repairing local and regional roads;
  • Management of the local roads and organisation of the traffic;
  • Public lighting;
  • Provision of parking places.

Responsible authorities/bodies

  • Municipalities


Sources

  • Araksya Margaryan 2006 Enhancing the Capacities of Regional and Local Governments to Provide More Authority in Public Finance in Šević, Željko, ed. Local government financial capacity building in transition countries: selected country studies.
  • Elza Jerenaia, 2012 Collective Bargaining Among Transport Workers in Georgia By, Georgia Trade Union Council
  • Law on the Management and Regulation of Transport,
  • Local Self Government Code: https://matsne.gov.ge/en/document/download/2244429/15/en/pdf
  • Losaberidze, D., Kandelaki, K. and Orvelashvili, N., 2001. Local government in Georgia. Developing New Rules in the Old Environment. Local Governments in Eastern Europe, in the Caucasus and Central Asia, 3.
  • Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
  • Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure
  • Organic Law of Georgia Local Self-Government Code
  • The Air Code of Georgia;
  • The Law on Road Transport;
  • The Maritime Code; and
  • The Railway Code of Georgia.
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