Public transport in Oulu region
Oulu Public Transport Authority (PTA) serve all passengers in the Oulu region. Oulu PTA is called Oulun joukkoliikenne and it operates public transport routes 1-64 except routes 48 and 49. Route 59 is operated in cooperation with North Ostrobothnia Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY-keskus). Routes cover municipalities of Ii, Kempele, Liminka, Lumijoki, Muhos, Oulu and Tyrnävä.
The Public Transport Board of the Oulu region acts as the joint competent local authority in accordance with the collaboration agreement signed by all seven municipalities. Oulu acts as the so called host municipality and has undertaken the duties of the competent authority.