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Jakarta plans Congestion Tax to Push People towards Public Transport

In an attempt to push people to use public transportation, the Jakarta government says it plans to introduce a congestion tax on private vehicles using Jakarta’s...

Indonesia’s Traffic Kills up to 30,000 People per Year, Police Says

The death toll from traffic accidents in Indonesia has reached around 30,000 per year, a frightening figure that dwarfs the number of deaths related to crime or acts of...

Jakarta to Open Bike Rental Service Sudirman and Thamrin for Workers

The Jakarta administration says it will open a bike rental service near Jl. Sudirman and Jl. MH Thamrin for office workers in the city’s busiest business district....

President Jokowi Beats Traffic by Walking to Military Event

It’s official. Indonesia’s notorious traffic takes a toll on absolutely everyone, even the President Jokowi! On Thursday, the people of Cilegon in Indonesia’s...

Latest Attempt at Easing Jakarta’s Traffic Congestion Meets Doubt

In its latest attempt to curb traffic in the city, the Jakarta government has banned motorbikes in a few thoroughfares in the city – a policy set to be expanded to...

Jakarta Stations to Have Special Ojek Areas to Ease Congestion

The Jakarta administration says that it will build special parking designated for ojek areas (motorcycle taxi) at 17 train stations in the city in an effort to reduce...

Odd-Even Traffic Regulation Extended to Bekasi Toll

The odd-even traffic policy will be extended along the Cikampek toll road, which connects Jakarta to Bekasi, West Java, from next week after a government announcement....

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Jakarta Traffic?

In Jakarta, there appears to be no discernible pattern for the traffic. One expat shares his observations about the city's congestion problem.

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Expats Hoping for a More ‘Livable’ Jakarta

Home to a population of around ten million, Indonesia’s capital is generally described as a ‘complicated’ city by foreigners that account for a good percentage of...

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Traffic Police Launches e-Tilang App for Easier Traffic-Fine Paying

The National Police’s Traffic Corps launched the e-Tilang app across 17 provinces in the country, including Jakarta. First introduced in the market in October, the...

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Traffic Cop Keeps His Cool with Angry Citizen, Gets Professionalism Award

When a traffic police officer was attacked by a woman after being issued a ticket for a traffic violation, he showed restraint and professionalism by keeping his cool...

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Journalist Claims Police Brutality After Minor Traffic Accident

A Jakarta journalist is making claims of police brutality, saying he was beaten in a car after accidently brushing an officer’s arm with his motorcycle.

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Bogor Named Second Worst City to Drive In

Popular navigation app Waze just ranked Jakarta’s suburban neighbour Bogor as the second worst city to drive your car in, just behind Cebu in the Philippines.

HUB For Cyclist: Cycling for a Greener City

In Jogjakarta, bicycle community HUB For Cyclist aims to create a green environment through alternative ways. For some of us, cycling is better known as a form of sport...

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