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Jakarta Post

Car Free Day planned on South Jakarta overpass

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, January 10, 2018   /   11:50 am
Car Free Day planned on South Jakarta overpass Jakarta residents participate in Car Free Day along Jl. Sudirman and Jl. MH Thamrin on Jan. 7. (JP/Rifky Dewandaru)

South Jakarta plans to hold a Car Free Day along the Antasari overpass on Sunday.

“The first Car Free Day will be held on Jan.14. At present, we are disseminating information to the public via subdistrict offices and we will put up banners soon,” said South Jakarta Deputy Mayor Arifin recently as quoted by

He added that the overpass experienced relatively light traffic on Sunday mornings, while vehicles could alternatively use Jl. Pangeran Antasari.

The municipality also plans to extend the Car Free Day to Warung Buncit.

“Mampang is too crowded. It is difficult to cycle or run there. So, I hope people can exercise on the overpass,” Arifin said. (wnd)