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Jakarta Post

ERP stalls, Fauzi blames it on central government

  • Andreas D. Arditya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, December 21 2010   /  11:04 am

Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo calls on the central government to quickly complete the drafting of a regulation that would serve as a foundation for the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP).

Fauzi said that the ERP could only be implemented in Jakarta’s main thoroughfares, and only with government regulation. The city said the ERP system would apply both to private cars and motorbikes in streets under the three-in-one rule.

“I expected the Transportation Ministry to finish drafting the regulation before Christmas, so there’s no way the city can issue a bylaw unless the government regulation is passed,” Fauzi told reporters at the City Hall.

Fauzi said that the Land Transportation Directorate General had pledged to submit the draft regulation to the State Secretary by the end of December, before it could be approved by the president.

The central government has no...