Jakarta gov’t planning to build and enforce designated pick-up/drop-off spots for ojeks to prevent traffic jams
The proliferation of online ojeks (motorcycle taxi hailing services) in Jakarta has had a huge effect on many people’s lives by creating more convenient transportation options and employment opportunities. But the government thinks the huge number of ojeks on the road is also creating a problem, with all of the random streetside pickups and drop-offs ...
Bicycling through Sudirman might actually become a real option starting next month.
New Semanggi interchange set to open this evening, Governor Djarot warns drivers: No selfies, please
Estimated to increase traffic flow in the perpetually gridlocked area by 37% and illuminated with colorful LED lighting, the new interchange looks to be a feat of both engineering...
Science says the 3-in-1 was actually way more effective at controlling traffic than we would've guessed.
Government says it’s serious about moving capital from Jakarta, planning to start move as early as next year
It'll take a lot more than 90 minutes and Rp 1.3 million to move the capital from Jakarta to Palangkaraya.
Great, except the government also announced a similar campaign to make the country child-labor-free by 2020 back in 2013...
"Within corporations, [preman] can be educated and given certain skills and talents that can be used in our emerging economies."
A nice, peaceful solution (as long as nobody tries to cheat).
Jakarta’s preman (thug) problem can be solved by hiring them as debt collectors: Vice Governor-elect Sandiaga Uno
"They (preman) are brave, consistent, and hopefully the banks will not have problems with managing them," Sandiaga said.