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Jakarta Post

Greater Jakarta: 3-in-1 to be applied in afternoon only

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, May 10 2016   /  07:38 am

The Jakarta administration confirmed Monday that it would resume enforcing the three-in-one carpooling policy, but this time only in the afternoon, after an initial trial revocation showed that traffic on the capital’s main roads got heavier without it.

The policy, introduced in 1992, was previously applied from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on busy roads such as Jl. MH Thamrin in Central Jakarta and Jl. Sudirman in Central and South Jakarta.

The policy came under a spotlight and was eventually suspended after it was found to possibly encourage child abuse.

“The three-in-one policy will only be applied in the afternoon,” Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama said Monday as quoted by He, however, did not elaborate about the exact hours the measure will be imposed.

The administration is currently conducting ...