Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Ensures Odd-Even Does Not Apply in Jagorawi Toll

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, March 20 2018 - 20:00 IWST

Menhub Budi Karya Sumadi (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Menhub Budi Karya Sumadi (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta- Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi confirmed that it will not apply the odd-even system policy on private vehicles on the Jagorawi toll road segment as implemented in the toll gate of Bekasi in the direction of Jakarta.
Minister of Transportation in Jakarta, Monday (3/19/2018) Jagorawi Toll capacity has not exceeded as in Bekasi.
"There is no odd number in Jagorawi toll, for the Jagorawi toll only adds bus lanes, the capacity has not exceeded in ol Jagorawi we only increase the level of service by making a special bus line, two weeks is the longest we will do," said Budi at met on the sidelines of the "1st India - Indonesia Infrastructure Forum" meeting.
In addition to not implementing even-odd system policies on private vehicles on the Jagorawi toll road section, the Minister of Transport also ensures that there will be no restrictions on the operational freight transport of classes III, IV and V in the Jagorawi toll road as implemented in the toll booth of Bekasi.
On the other hand, the MoC will enforce the same three packages of congestion handling policies as those at the Bekasi toll gate to be enforced at Tangerang Toll Road.
With regard to this plan, the MoC expects to enforce this policy before the fasting month or around May.
"The odds are that even in Tangerang Tangerang, Tangerang will be the same as the one in Bekasi, everything (policy) exists, there are buses (special lanes), there are even odds, there is (operational limitation) of trucks. before the fast so we will discuss first because we have to discuss where arterinya road, "he explained to the media crew.
In addition to providing opportunities to find alternative arterial roads, He currently also provides an opportunity for stakeholders, especially bus operators in Tangerang to determine the bus fares.
Related to this, Budi said it prefer bus fares not Rp20.000 but Rp10.000.
On the same occasion, Budi also asked truck entrepreneurs to be affected by the policy of restriction on truck operational hours in Cikampek to shift the operating hours.
He further said that with the enactment of Three Packages of Congestion Handling Policy in Jakarta - Cikampek Toll since March 12, it can encourage people to move from private transportation to mass transportation.
Previously, he explained a week since the implementation of the Three Packages of Congestion Handling Policy in Jakarta - Cikampek toll the number of traffic density on the toll roads decreased by 36 percent.
In line with the policy, the speed of vehicles on the toll roads increased by 22 percent.
Data from Jabodetabek Transportation Management Agency of the Ministry of Transportation mentioned the average speed in Jakarta - Cikampek Toll especially in Bekasi segment Jakarta direction every Monday-Friday at 06.00 WIB until 09.00 WIB can reach 60 kilometers per hour.

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