Transport Department 運輸署 Agency overview Formed 1968 Headquarters 41/F, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Employees 1,243 (March 2008)  Annual budget HK$1,108.9m (2008-09)  Agency executive Ingrid Yeung, Commissioner for Transport Website www.td.gov.hk
Transport Department of the Government of Hong Kong is a department of the civil service responsible for transportation-related policy in Hong Kong. The department is under the Transport and Housing Bureau.
The Transport Department was created in 1968 as a separate department within the Hong Kong Government.
Prior to 1968 it was assigned to the Transport Office under the  Colonial Secretary's department.
Role and responsibilities [ edit ]
registration of vehicles in Hong Kong
licensing of rail and bus operators in Hong Kong
all roads within Hong Kong
co-ownership of bridges and tunnels (mainly a public-private mix)
18,000 on-street metered parking spaces
Leadership [ edit ]
The post of Commissioner for Transport (
歷任署長) is currently held by Ingrid Yeung ( 楊何蓓茵). The Commissioner reports to the  Secretary for Transport and Housing.
List of commissioners:
Brian D. Wilson (
惠柳新) (1972-1974) Ian Macpherson (
麥法誠) (1974-1978) Alan Thomas Armstrong-Wright (
顏敦禮) (1978-1982) Peter F. Leeds (
李舒) (1982-1987) James So Yiu-cho (
蘇燿祖) (1987-1989) Gordon Siu (
Rafael Hui Si-yan ( 許仕仁) (1992-1995)
Lily Yam Kwan Pui-ying ( 任關佩英) (1995-1997)
Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun ( 羅范椒芬) (1997-1998) Robert Charles Law Footman (
霍文) (1998-2005) Alan Wong Chi-kong (
黃志光) (2005-2009) Joseph Lai (
黎以德) (2009-2012) Susie Ho Shuk-yee (
何淑兒) (July 2012-October 2012) Ingrid Yeung ( 楊何蓓茵) (since October 2012)
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