Location: Indonesia

Jakarta’s new bus rapid transit system, TransJakarta, opened on January 15, 2004. It has proved a dramatic success in providing faster bus service for some Jakarta residents at a very modest cost. Several technical aspects of the system can be improved, and incorporated into designs of additional corridors as they are built. These issues are outlined in Trans-Jakarta Bus…

The following report is a summary of the technical issues surrounding the implementation of the TransJakarta Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System, scheduled to open in January 2004. It was compiled by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, based on numerous visits by staff and technical consultants, between October 2002 and December of 2003. It was drafted for the following…

By international standards, Surabaya has an extremely high mode share of private motorized trips (predominantly motorcycle) relative to per capita incomes, despite the fact that average trip distances “as the crow flies” are extremely short. Nonmotorized trips are nonetheless a critical part of the transportation system, while collective forms of transport are much less important than in other regional…

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