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Jakarta Post

Zoning system should discourage parking: Group

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, October 16 2010   /  03:56 pm

A transportation observer coalition, Transportation Demand Management, is proposing a zoning system for parking to discourage on-street parking.

Tubagus Haryo Karbyanto, a member of the coalition, said the current system, which was not clearly defined, was not effective in regulating on-street parking because it currently only moved congestion from one location to another.

“When categories are based on the road vehicle density, congestion moves to less busy on-street parking,” he said.

The city’s parking unit head Benjamin Bukit previously explained that under the current system for on-street parking, the city’s streets were divided into two categories, A and B, based on the congestion level.

Category A is busier than B, thus there are higher parking fees.

Meanwhile, under the proposed zoning system, areas in the city are divided into at least...