Rogaland County is located on the south-west coast of Norway. The total population is approximately 460000 inhabitants. Stavanger is the county capital with approximately 130000 inhabitants. The twin-city Sandnes has about 70000 inhabitants.
The County Council is amongst other things responsible for regional transport including maintenance and planning of county roads, allocation of resources to local boat and bus routes, permit allocation and licence for taxi as well as transport for the disabled.