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Street vendors also deserve urban space

  • Deden Rukmana

Savannah, GA | Sat, November 8 2008 | 11:48 am

PREMIUM We often see problems associated with street vendors (pedagang kaki lima) in Indonesian cities. Street vendors conduct their business on sidewalks, in city parks, on pedestrian bridges and on streets. They are often regarded as an undesirable eyesore. In many cases, authorities have forcibly evicted street vendors in the name of "urban order" and "cleanliness". But str...