Actually, Jakarta only has the 22nd worst traffic of any city in the world: study

  It’s been a rough, rain-soaked day, so forgive us if we’re overly excited by news that nobody would consider good except for Jakartans You see, as hellacious as the traffic can be in Jakarta, it certainly doesn’t help that we’re constantly being told “JAKARTA HAS THE WORST TRAFFIC IN THE WORLD” It’s one thing to suffer for hours in seemingly endless macet, but it’s a whole other to think...

Urban development

Ahok wants to publicly shame drivers who try to cheat odd-even rule by posting their IDs online

The Jakarta Government is set to begin the test implementation of the odd-even traffic rule on July 27 It is hoped that the odd-even rule, which would only allow cars with license...

Ahok wants to publicly shame drivers who try to cheat odd-even rule by posting their IDs online

Coconuts Jakarta Urban development

Jakarta has recently been making the most progress in regards to urban development compared to previous years, largely thanks to the current city administration that’s actually getting the city’s construction programs running. The biggest infrastructural projects in Jakarta currently being carried out are for transportation, which includes the city’s first subway system called the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), as well as several huge road constructions designed to alleviate the city’s notorious traffic jams.