|Министерство транспорта Российской Федерации|
Ministry headquarters in Moscow
|Jurisdiction||Government of Russia|
|Headquarters||1/1 Rozhdestvenka, Moscow|
|Annual budget||112,2 billion rubles|
The Ministry of Transport oversees road transport, railroads, commercial aviation, sea transport, inland waterway transport, and urban metro systems in Russia. The ministry develops public policies and legal regulations, and also oversees the surveying, mapping, and naming of geographic features. The Ministry of Transport is headquartered in Meshchansky District, Moscow.
The Ministry of Transport was created in 1809 as the Ministry of Railway Transport of the Russian Empire and later became the People's Commissariat for Railways of the USSR. It was reformed into the Ministry of Railways in 1946 and later expanded its authority to become the Ministry of Transport of the USSR. It was re-established as the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and received its current name when the state was renamed to the Russian Federation on December 25, 1991. The Ministry of Transport was combined with the Ministry of Communications and Information for a brief period as short-lived Ministry of Transport and Communications from 9 March to 20 May 2004.
Vitaly Savelyev has been the Minister of Transport since 10 November 2020.
|Vitaly Yefimov||1990 - 1996|
|Igor Levitin||2004 - 2012|