The presence of the Trans Metro Deli bus immediately attracted the attention of residents in Medan, North Sumatra. In less than a month, the buses have transported more than 80,000 passengers.
It took five months and a budget of Rp 25 billion to revamp four train stations in Jakarta. Next, the government is preparing Rp 40 billion to revamp five stations in three months in the project’s second phase.
Fear is spreading among Transjakarta bus drivers. As they remain on duty to make a living, they are also concerned about contracting Covid-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2.
After monitoring and evaluating the situation of passengers in the greater Jakarta area, PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCL) decided to normalize the operation of the KRL commuter train starting on Monday evening.
The Commuter Line, Transjakarta, the MRT Jakarta and the LRT Jakarta are the mainstays of public transportation in the capital – and the convergence point for millions of Jakartans with their various health conditions.
The Jakarta administration’s policy to limit the operation of public transportation had pros and cons. Today, the bus shelters and railway stations are overcrowded with passengers.
Up to the third day after Idul Fitri or Lebaran, the trans-Java toll road has continued to see an overwhelming number of holidaymakers in private vehicles while the number of public transportation users is declining.