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Jakarta Post

Economy in brief: RI wants to learn transportation safety at ITF

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 25 2018   /  02:47 am

Indonesia wants to learn and adopt new transportation safety technology as displayed at the International Transport Forum (ITF) 2018 Summit in Leipzig, Germany. “If we talk about safety and security, we can’t just rely on a single system. There are technologies that we can learn about,” secretary of the Transportation Ministry’s research and development agency, Fadrinsyah Anwar, said during the summit recently.He revealed Indonesia’s focus on developing digital technology and the use of big data in the transportation system.Indonesia has targeted to reduce the number of accidents by 80 percent by 2035, from the figure in 2010, he said.According to Central Statistics Agency (BPS) data, the number of traffic accidents in 2010 in Indonesia stood at 66,500, a 5.5 percent increase from 63,000 accidents in 2009.In the ITF, Indonesia wants to seek cooperation with agencies or other co...