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Jakarta Post

Be part of the solution, say busway fans

  • Andra Wisnu

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 22 2009   /  10:17 am

Nieke Agustani, a busway user who takes corridor 6 to get to her office in Kuningan, is known for being somewhat mean. “If I see a child playing with a busway ticket, tearing it to bits and then throwing it away in the bus, I always tell them to pick it up and throw it in the bin, no matter how crowded the bus is,” she said. “I also yell at people who try to cut in line. I’ve been told I can be kind of mean, but I’m doing this for the good of all because I think the busway is a good alternative for transportation in Jakarta and that we should all play a part in taking care of it.” Mean? Hardly, as she only wants to see the busway service improve. “That’s the reason I joined Suara Transjakarta [Voice of Transjakarta]. Me and the other members
want to say, ‘Look, we have a good alternative here for transportation,’” said Nieke, who is the...