Government plans to establish an agency to integrate the transportation mode in Jakarta and surrounding areas. The new planned is expected to solve the traffic problem in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Bekasi an Tangerang.
Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan revealed the establishment of a special agency is under the auspices of the regional government or regional-owned Enterprises so that the project development is more effective not limited to the capital.
The new agency will oversee the public transportation mode management companies in Jakarta, such as PT Transjakarta, PT MRT Jakarta, PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia, and PT LRT Jakarta.
According to Baswedan, recently the integrated transportation development project is very complicated, which includes the construction of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Light Rapid Transit (LRT) and clean water. As known, the investment value of this transportation mode development reached Rp571 trillion (US$40.49 billion) in 10 years.