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Transjakarta satisfied with work, NGO says hold on

  • Desy Nurhayati

    THE JAKARTA POST

JAKARTA   /   Fri, January 16 2009   /  12:48 pm

Transjakarta pledged to work toward improving their service in response to passengers’ criticisms on the deteriorating quality of the busway system. Coordinating with NGO Indonesian Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), the busway operator held a press conference Thursday to coincide with its fifth year of service. Transjakarta’s head of Administration Department, Anton Parura, said there were many improvement plans for the future. “Hopefully, we can finally open three new corridors — Corridor 8 to 10 — by early February at the latest,” Anton said. At least 50 buses will be deployed for Corridor 8, which will serve the Lebak Bulus in South Jakarta-Harmoni in Central Jakarta route, he said. Transjakarta has considered using a camera on each bus to monitor service on board, he said. “At the shelters, we can use fiber-opti...