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Jakarta Post

Exodus traffic easing plans announced

  • Riza Roidila Mufti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, May 25, 2019   /  09:53 am
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The policy will take effect on all sections of toll road across Indonesia from inner city toll roads to the busiest toll roads, such as the trans-Java. The discounts should substantially reduce the cost of the journey.(JP/Suherdjoko)

The government and toll road operators have announced measures to ease the huge volume of traffic during the Idul Fitri exodus next week. The arrangements include discounted tolls for motorists on specific days, one-way traffic management and the opening of extra rest areas along the toll roads. The Indonesia Toll Road Association (ATI) said homeward-bound travelers this year could enjoy 15 percent discounted tolls across the country. Desi Arryani, head of the toll road association and director of toll road operator Jasa Marga, said the discounted fares would be applied during the exodus season, but not on days when the exodus traffic is expected to peak. Rather, the discounted fares will be given on days with less traffic in the hope of reducing traffic density. Exodus traffic easing plans announced (Source: Jasa Marga/-) During the homeward stretch, the 15 percent discou...