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Jakarta Post

Special Transjakarta buses to serve city shoppers

  • Callistasia Anggun Wijaya
    Callistasia Anggun Wijaya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, July 20, 2018   /   12:49 pm
Special Transjakarta buses to serve city shoppers A passenger hops on a Transjakarta bus in Senayan, South Jakarta, in November 2017. (Antara/Rivan Awal Lingga)

City-owned bus operator PT Transjakarta has provided two special buses to help shoppers hop from one mall to another in the areas of the HI traffic circle, Central Jakarta and Senayan, South Jakarta.

Transjakarta spokesman Wibowo said the buses were provided to encourage city shoppers to use public transportation.

“Every weekend, we can see a lot of cars in front of malls on Jl. MH Thamrin. Therefore, we provide the 'Jakarta Shopping Service' to facilitate people who want to shop comfortably,” Wibowo said in a statement on Friday.

The buses will take passengers to the malls of Grand Indonesia, Plaza Senayan, Senayan City and fX Sudirman between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

On Saturdays, the buses will operate from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., while on Sundays they will run from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.