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Jakarta to issue regulation on e-scooters next month

  • Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, November 20 2019   /  01:18 am
Pedestrians only: A no-scooter sign has been installed at the entrance of a pedestrian bridge in Senayan, Jakarta. The measure was taken to ensure pedestrian safety and to maintain the bridge’s condition.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Pedestrians only: A no-scooter sign has been installed at the entrance of a pedestrian bridge in Senayan, Jakarta. The measure was taken to ensure pedestrian safety and to maintain the bridge’s condition.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)The Jakarta Transportation Agency will issue a regulation on micromobility by December amid the rising popularity of e-scooters in the capital. The agency’s traffic management head, Priyanto, said a draft of the policy was being finalized and would be issued in the form of a gubernatorial decree.  “The point is that the city is always open to technological developments, including e-scooters,” Priyanto told the press on Monday.“The gubernatorial decree will contain detailed rules on the use of e-scooters and other micromobility vehicles such as skateboards, inline skates and conventional scooters; it aims to ensure security, safety and public order,...