231 Mobility Cars Exempt from Odd-even Policy

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  • A policeman is on duty during a traffic operation of the capital's odd-even policy in the area of Tomang, Jakarta, Monday, September 9, 2019. TEMPO/Subekti

    A policeman is on duty during a traffic operation of the capital's odd-even policy in the area of Tomang, Jakarta, Monday, September 9, 2019. TEMPO/Subekti

    TEMPO.CO, JakartaA total of 231 mobility cars or special vehicles for disabled people are exempt from the odd-even policy as those fleets are equipped with particular stickers, said Jakarta Transportation Agency head Syafrin Liputo.

    He explained that people with disabilities could get the immunity stickers through several processes. First, they have to file a request to the transportation agency along with several administrative requirements, such as ID cards, family cards, vehicle ownership documents (STNK), and photos.

    “After a request is received, we will conduct a survey,” said Syafrin in Jakarta, Friday, September 6.

    He added that his staffers were currently processing 125 requests, and the process to decide the sticker issuance would take about three days at maximum.

    If the applicant finds difficulties in accessing public transportation, the agency will issue the sticker. However, those who are still able to board public transportation will not get it, Syafrin said.

    “Public transportation, such as Transjakarta, provides facilities for the disabled so they can easily access it,” he said.

    Additionally, if a vehicle with a special sticker does not transport a disabled person, the car owner will be ticketed, and likewise, a vehicle transporting a disabled person but without a special sticker violates the traffic regulations.

    Starting today, September 9, Jakarta has expanded areas affected by the odd-even policy to 25 roads:

    1. Jalan Pintu Besar Selatan
    2. Jalan Gajah Mada
    3. Jalan Hayam Wuruk
    4. Jalan Majapahit
    5. Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat
    6. Jalan M.H. Thamrin
    7. Jalan Jenderal Sudirman
    8. Jalan Sisingamangaraja
    9. Jalan Panglima Polim
    10. Jalan Fatmawati (starting from the intersection of Jalan Ketimun 1 to the intersection of Jalan T.B. Simatupang)
    11. Jalan Suryopranoto
    12. Jalan Balikpapan
    13. Jalan Kyai Caringin
    14. Jalan Tomang Raya
    15. Jalan S. Parman (starting from the intersection of Jalan Tomang Raya to the intersection of Jalan K.S. Tubun).
    16. Jalan Gatot Subroto
    17. Jalan M.T. Haryono
    18. Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said
    19. Jalan D.I. Panjaitan
    20. Jalan Jenderal A. Yani (starting from the intersection of Jalan Perintis Kemerdekaan to the intersection of Jalan Bekasi Timur Raya).
    21. Jalan Pramuka
    22. Jalan Salemba Raya (west and east sides)
    23. Jalan Kramat Raya
    24. Jalan Stasiun Senen
    25. Jalan Gunung Sahari

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