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Hungary to assist Indonesia with $90m toll road technology

  • Riza Roidila Mufti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, January 27 2020   /  02:03 am

Indonesia and Hungary are in talks to build a multilane free flow (MLFF) e-toll system that allows payments without gates while cars are moving. The technology is estimated to cost US$90 million.Hungary’s Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday that the e-toll technology the country was offering uses a global navigation satellite sytem (GNSS). The technology has been used in several eastern European countries, including Hungary.With GNSS, motorists no longer need to tap electronic money cards as vehicles would be charged tolls through sensors installed inside vehicles that identify their locations based on satellite connections. Installation of the GNSS e-toll system is projected to cost $90 million, Szijjártó said.“An Indonesian-Hungarian joint venture has completed the feasibility study of an e-tolling system on the highways,” said Szijjárt...