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  • Deden Rukmana

    Savannah, GA

| Tue, June 2 2009 | 02:00 pm

PREMIUM Traffic congestion is a chronic problem in most Indonesian cities and is getting worse every year. The pace of road development in Indonesian cities is much slower than the growth rate of vehicle ownership. In Jakarta, for example, vehicle ownership increases by 9 to 11 percent per year, but the growth of roads is only less than 1 percent per year. When a new highway is built or a road is...

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