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Jakarta Post

Greater Jakarta urged to improve connectivity

  • Budi Sutrisno

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, December 14 2019   /  01:12 am

Nearing the turn of the year, Jakartans have pinned high hopes on soon enjoying more connectivity and integrated transportation, not only in the capital but also in neighboring cities.The Indonesian Transportation Society (MTI) has called on city administrations and developers in Bogor and Depok in West Java, Tangerang in Banten and Bekasi in West Java (Bodetabek) to develop a sustainable transportation network whereby housing construction should take into account access to public transportation interchanges.“The development of good urban transportation must go through integrated and cross-sectoral planning that is consistent and complementary,” MTI transportation expert Djoko Setijowarno told The Jakarta Post recently. “It must start with good planning for access to public transportation services from all residential areas in Bodetabek.”Djoko said that the integra...