Jakarta sees heavy inbound traffic after Christmas holiday
Winda A Charmila
The Jakarta Post
State-owned toll road operator Jasa Marga reported that 91,350 vehicles entered Jakarta via the Cikarang Utama toll road from Bekasi, West Java, on Tuesday after the Christmas holiday.
That figure is 28.6 percent higher than ordinary inbound traffic of 71,000 vehicles a day on the route.
Meanwhile, the number of vehicles exiting Jakarta via the same toll road reached of 76,970 vehicles, 6.9 percent higher than ordinary traffic of 72,000 vehicles.
“Jasa Marga encourages all road users to assure their vehicles are in good condition and are fit for the trip. Besides, we also remind toll users to check their e-money balance or top up before using the toll road,” said Jasa Marga spokesperson Dwimawan Heru in a statement on Wednesday.
For further information about toll road conditions, travelers can call Jasa Marga’s 24-hour call center at 14080 or follow its twitter account @PTJASAMARGA for traffic updates and @official_JSMR for general information.
Instagram users can access the information through @official.jasamarga, and those who prefer to access the information via a smartphone application can download the JMCARe app, which features push notifications. (wnd)
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