In 1979 AD, the government started to establish the concept of public transport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the establishment of the Saudi Public Transport Company "SAPTCO" as a Saudi joint stock company. The government is the largest shareholder of the company, which was designated the first national land carrier.

Services provided by SAPTCO:

  1. Public transport services within cities
  2. Inter-city transportation services
  3. International Transport Services
  4. "VIP EXPRESS" Premium service
  5. Specialized services
  6. Digital Services:

One of SAPTCO's initiatives in smart mobility is to keep pace with Vision 2030 in raising the quality of life and lifestyles to provide digital mobility services throughout the Kingdom.
A- Autonomous vehicles.
B- Smart participatory mobility service: "RAKAB".