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Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
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MRT plan hanging by a thread as traffic apocalypse looms

  • Ary Hermawan

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, December 8 2012 | 11:01 am

PREMIUM Jakarta — the only megacity in Asia without a mass rapid transit (MRT) system — is now facing a possible traffic apocalypse that will leave the city at a standstill.

Instead of speeding up the process to make the MRT a reality, the governor of Jakarta has chosen to put the decades-old plan on hold, pending the results of potentially stiff negotiations with the central government over h...

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