A hat is needed while visiting Jakarta

Jakarta is widely known as big durian. It is definitely reflect the life in the city. It is thorny on the outside but full promises on the inside. Just like the smell of Durian, people either love it or hate it. Famous heavy traffic jams, searing heat, and coupled with air pollution are certainly not…

Jakarta to have integrated ticket for TransJakarta, APTB, and Commuter Line

Jakarta Transportation Agency is on the way to design an integrated ticket or a single ticket for TransJakarta , integrated border transit busway (APTB), medium bus, and the Commuter Line. The integrated ticket is to to facilitate passenger access. “We will connect them all, now is being designed with PT KAI” Jokowi said after inaugurating…

Ahok Promised to Integrate Commuter Line Station with TransJakarta Shelter

TransJakarta Shelter will soon be integrated with Commuter Line Station. Later, passenger of Commuter Line will be easily to switch modes of transportation. Ahok said, three stations had prepared as an example of integration with TransJakarta Shelter; Senen Station, Jatinegara Stattion, and Tanah Abang Station. The plan will be designed so that each station has…

Finally: Jakarta to have MRT and Monorail

After waiting for more than two decades, Jakarta finally kicked off the development of a railways based mass rapid transportation system that will improve public transportation services and address the issue of traffic congestion.  Although I disagree to the naming of Jakarta MRT, but it is the official name of the Jakarta owned railways based…

Top 5 Public Transportation to avoid Macet in Jakarta: Ojek

Ojek is the motorcycle taxis that easily to fing almost in every corner of Jakarta. Ojek is the most famous transportation hub to any destination from TransJakarta shelter or commuter train station due to the notoriously congested streets in Jakarta. The ojek driver will pointing their index fingers to the sky to advertise their ojek…

Top 5 Public Transportation to avoid Macet in Jakarta: Bemo

Bemo is a small three-wheeled vehicle from Japan that called Daihatsu Midget, it is more bigger than Bajaj. Bemo was adopted in Indonesia in early 1962, first in Jakarta in connection with Ganefo. Bemo presence was intended to replace rickshaws, because these vehicles are very practical and able to reach the small streets, and can…

Top 5 Public Transportation to avoid Macet in Jakarta: Bajaj

Bajaj is the famous three-wheeler vehicle in Jakarta. There are two type of Bajaj in Jakarta, the one with orange with a two-stroke engine and the other is blue with a machine that uses CNG. Blue colored Bajaj tariff is more expensive than the orange colored Bajaj. Blue colored Bajaj is also larger than the…

Top 5 Public Transportation to avoid Macet in Jakarta: TransJakarta

TransJakarta is a bus rapid transit system built by Jakarta government in the era of Governor Sutiyoso.  It was designed to provide Jakarta citizens with a fast public transportation system to help reduce rush hour traffic. TransJakarta was the first BRT system in Southern and Southeast Asia. The TransJakarta busway system began operations on January…

Top 5 Public Transportation to avoid Macet in Jakarta: CommuterLine

This commuter train services is the most reliable public transportation in Jakarta. CommuterLine, the official name of the Greater Jakarta Electrified Rail is operated by PT Kereta Commuter Jabodetabek. CommuterLine serves commuters in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, South Tangerang, and Bekasi The modernization of the commuter railway system was started in 2011, which reduced the…

Top 5 Public Transportation to avoid Macet in Jakarta

Jakarta is known as the Big Durian, has one thing that is feared by many people. Not only dreaded by the visitors from outside Jakarta, but even by peoples who live in Jakarta and surrounding areas, namely “Macet” or Traffic Jam. True, Jakarta and Congestion seems to be an inseparable twins. Free of congestion has…

Jakarta Administration and PT KAI to integrate @CommuterLine and @BLUTransJakarta

Jakarta administration and PT KAI plans to integrate Commuter Line and TransJakarta busway at 5 existing railways stations in Jakarta. Vice Governor of Jakarta, Basuki T. Purnama already had discussion with PT KAI related to the integration plan. In the meeting discussed several issues including ticket, and terminals and that will be integrated. Head of…

Taman Stasiun Kota: From Park to Shelter

Previously, before the Jakarta Kota Station there was a park known as the Jakarta Kota Station Park (Taman Stasiun Kota or Stasionsplein).The only relic of the Park is a clock monument built in Art Deco style. Currently the park is no longer able to be seen, since the park have been changed into crossing pathway…