The website provides material produced by the Ministry of Transport and Communications including press releases, publications and descriptions of ongoing projects. The website is available in Finnish, Swedish and English. The Finnish-language pages have the widest range of information.
The website was opened in a redesigned form on 22 April 2008. The contents consist of texts, links, electronic services and web feeds. The site is maintained by the Ministry's Press and Information Unit. 5 December 2010 marked the 15th birthday of the site.
The website provides the opportunity to subscribe by email to the latest press releases, information on recent publications, a weekly summary of press release and publication headlines, and the LaajaKaista news bulletin (in Finnish). You can also subscribe to several RSS feeds.
Forms and instructions related to the activities of the Ministry (in Finnish).
Information about the Ministry's current law-drafting projects and related requests for comments (in Finnish).
List of the latest requests for comments issued by the Ministry (in Finnish). Other material related to law-drafting projects is available under Lakihankkeet (in Finnish).
List of the Ministry's latest press releases.
Information on past and pending operating licence issues (in Finnish).
Information on legislation concerning the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail, sea and air.
List of the website's RSS feeds (in Finnish)
Planning and follow-up documents related to the activities and finances of the Ministry's administrative sector (in Finnish).
The Ministry's website in Finnish.
The Ministry's website in Swedish.
Cookies may be rejected by changing the browser settings. However, this may cause defects in some of the functions, and is therefore not recommended.
The Ministry collects general statistical data on the use of the site for development purposes. Such statistics include information about the number of visitors to the site, the most popular pages, the page from where the visitor has entered the service, the most used search words and browsers, and the visitor's nationality.
Information collected includes:
The Ministry of Transport and Communications, or the provider of information mentioned in connection with the material, owns the copyright to texts and images published on the website.
The Ministry is not responsible for any expenses or damage caused by possible errors in the website content, nor is it responsible for any harm caused by technical errors or by any material published by external parties and linked to the site.