Presentation / Webinar
Dr. Heru Sutomo
Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta (Indonesia)
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Peter Midgley, gTKP
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Urban Mobility
Asia (AS)

Bus Rapid Transit in Jakarta: evaluating the factors that impede or facilitate

Economic crisis have given room for the adoption of a new bus system.
The idea of BRT in 2002 is very timely
Governor’s strong commitment has paved the way in developing new public support
Strong financial capacity of Provincial Government of Jakarta has made the speedy implementation possible. 
Substantial role of international community such as ITDP in giving access to BRT knowledge from Bogota. 
The participative panning process created a strong ownership among government offices and the public of Jakarta.
Still focussed more on physical infrastructures.
Longer perspective should be formulated for the sustainability of providing the service in conjunction with other modes of public transport may be impaired.
(15 slides)