Opening Hours

Mon–Fri: 8am–6pm

Contact Number

Tel:+254(0)20 2718050

Who we are

The Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA) was established by an Executive Order through Legal Notice No.18 of 17TH February 2017 with the main mandate of overseeing the establishment of an integrated, efficient, effective and sustainable public transport system within the Nairobi Metropolitan Area (NMA). The NMA is made up of Kajiado, Kiambu, Machakos, Murang’a and Nairobi City counties. NaMATA's principal objective is to oversee the establishment of a safe, integrated, efficient, effective, and sustainable public transport system within the Nairobi Metropolitan Area.

Governance Structure

At the apex of the governance structure is the Nairobi Metropolitan Area (NMA) Council.

NaMATA Council Members Current Holder
The Cabinet Secretary responsible for Transport Chairperson CS. James Macharia Image
The Governor Nairobi County Vice Chairperson H.E Mike Mbuvi Sonko Image
The Cabinet Secretary Treasury Member Amb. Ukur Yatani Kanacho Image
The Governor Machakos County Member H.E Dr. Alfed N. Mutua Image
The Governor Kajiado County Member H.E Joseph Ole Lenku Image
The Governor Kiambu County Member H.E Dr. James Nyoro Image
The Governor Murang’a County Member H.E Mwangi Wa Iria Image


Functions of the NMA Council

  • Develop Policy and direction
  • Set goals ,objectives and priorities for NMA
  • Determine financial contribution of each county
  • Approve master plan and strategic plan
  • Declare by Notice in the Gazette transport corridors
  • Approve external funding and bilateral agreements