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32.4 percent Less Traffic Since Introduction of Odd-Even Policy

According to an evaluation by the Indonesia Toll Road Authority, the implementation of the odd-even traffic policy has reduced traffic congestion along the...

Bali Police Pleading Motorists to Use Alternative Routes to Ease Traffic in Airport Roundabout

Denpasar Traffic Police are pleading with the public to find alternative routes as the roundabout in front of Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport has been...

Governor Anies Denies Mass Becak Arrival to Jakarta

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has denied suggestions that becak (three-wheeled pedicabs) from various regions of Indonesia are flocking into Jakarta after he announced...

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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