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What Jokowi needs to know about the tunnel and MRT

  • Will Hickey

Daejeon, South Korea | Tue, January 22 2013 | 10:49 am

PREMIUM Last week’s floods and the loss of lives prove that something must be done about the disaster and traffic congestion the urban populace of Jakarta face daily. The tunnel under Jakarta to alleviate flooding with an Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system to avert the projected 2016 traffic gridlock is a tremendous idea.

Jakarta needs new ideas. That’s the problem, new ideas that are underpinned ...