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Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility
Ministero delle Infrastrutture e della Mobilità Sostenibili
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Agency overview
Formed2001; 21 years ago (2001)
JurisdictionGovernment of Italy
HeadquartersPiazzale di Porta Pia, 1
00161 Rome
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Head office
Head office

The Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility (Ministero delle Infrastrutture e della Mobilità Sostenibili or MIMS) is the government ministry for transport in the Republic of Italy. It is responsible for all transport infrastructure (roads, motorways, railways, ports, airports) as well as general transport planning and logistics, especially for urban transport schemes, with a particular attention at their sustainability. It is led by the Italian Minister of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility.


Ministry of Public Works

The Ministry of Public Works was a ministry in the government of Italy dealing with all infrastructure matters, including roads, motorways, railways, ports, airports and other means of transport. It was set up in 1860, under the government of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, with the first ministerial post being held by Stefano Jacini.

Ministry of Transport

The Ministry of Transport was born on 12 December 1944 when the third Bonomi government split the then Ministry of Communications into a Ministry of Transport and a Ministry for Post and Telecommunications.

Corps of the Port Captaincies – Coast Guard

Coat of arms of Italian Coast Guard Headquarters
Coat of arms of Italian Coast Guard Headquarters

The Corps of the Port Captaincies – Coast Guard (Corpo delle Capitanerie di porto – Guardia costiera) is the coast guard of Italy and is part of the Italian Navy under the control of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (Italy)|Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport. Its head office is in Rome.[1]

Bassanini reforms and birth of the modern Ministry

On 11 June 2001, the second Berlusconi government was the first Italian government in history not to have a specific minister for public works, since the Ministry of Public Works, the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry for Post and Telecommunications had all been merged into the new Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, created by the Bassanini reforms of 1999 (coming into force in 2001).


  1. ^ " Archived 2015-06-24 at the Wayback Machine." Corps of the Port Captaincies – Coast Guard. Retrieved on 16 February 2012. "Viale dell'Arte, 16 00144 Roma"