Transport and communications
The Ministry of Transport and Communications has overall responsibility for the framework conditions for postal and telecommunications activities, for the civil aviation, public roads and rail transport sector, ferry services forming part of the national road system, for coastal management, the marine environment and port and sea transport policy.
National Budget 2020
Full speed ahead in road and rail construction
“ We continue our efforts to improve the transport sector, thus contributing to an easier day-to-day life for most people, reinforcing the competitive advantages of our nation’s industries and developing the regions where people live and work. The Government is proposing to allocate NOK 75.4 billion to transport in 2020. This is an increase of more than 80 percent compared to 2013,” says Minister of Transport Jon Georg Dale, in connection with the Government presenting its National Budget proposal for 2020.
National Transport Plan 2018–2029 - English summary
The National Transport Plan 2018–2029 is aimed towards a Norway with increased mobility, decreased transport costs and reduced emissions.
Information for professional drivers
For information relating to professional transport (e.g. permits, tyres, raod financing, driving time and rest period), please visit the The Norwegian Public Roads Administration's website.