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New bus routes to Soekarno-Hatta Airport, MRT station launched in South Tangerang

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, June 13, 2019   /   06:04 pm
New bus routes to Soekarno-Hatta Airport, MRT station launched in South Tangerang BPTJ authorities join the launch of public buses serving new routes to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and the Lebak Bulus MRT Station in Scientia Square Park in Serpong, South Tangerang on Wednesday. (Kompas.com/BPTJ file/-)

The Greater Jakarta Transportation Agency (BPTJ) officially launched the Greater Jakarta Airport Connexion (JA Connexion) and the Greater Jakarta Residence Connexion (JR Connexion) bus routes at Serpong, South Tangerang on Wednesday in a bid to boost public transportation services.

“The JA Connexion serves a round-trip route from Scientia Square Park and Summarecon Serpong to Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Tangerang while the JR Connexion serves a route from Scientia Square Park to the Lebak Bulus MRT Station, South Jakarta,” said BPTJ head Bambang Prihartono.

The bus service is aimed at luring people to use mass transportation services and leave their private vehicles at home.

The JA Connexion bus will make stops at Scientia Square Park, Jl. Scientia Boulevard, Boulevard Gading Serpong, Jl. Raya Kelapa Gading, Jl. Raya Serpong, Jl. Jalur Sutera BSD, Kunciran 2 tollgate, Jakarta-Bogor toll, West Jakarta Outer Ring Road (JORR), Sedyatmo toll, and Soekarno Hatta International Airport.

Ten buses are being operated for the routes, four serving the JA Connexion and six serving the JR Connexion. There will be a bus available every 30 minutes.

 The JR Connexion from Scientia Square Park to Lebak Bulus Station operates daily from 5:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. while the route back operates from 5:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

The JA Connexion from Scientia Square Park to Soekarno-Hatta operates from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the return trip operates from 6:15 a.m. to 9:15 p.m.

The fee for the JR Connexion is set at Rp 15,000 (US$1.05) and Rp 35,000 for the JA Connexion.

“Passengers are provided with facilities such as free wireless connection, charging outlets and reclining seats,” said Bambang. (bry)