Transjakarta Passengers in 2016 Increased 20 Percent

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  • TEMPO.CO, JakartaThe public transport revitalization in Jakarta through PT Transportation Jakarta (Transjakarta) begins to reveal the results. The number of Transjakarta bus passengers also increased significantly in 2016 compared to 2015.

    PT Transjakarta Operational Director, Daud Joseph, disclosed that last year, there were 123.6 million of Transjakarta passengers. The number increased 20.8 million compared to 2015, which was Rp 102.8 million.

    "Last year, the increase in the number of Transjakarta bus is 20 percent compared to 2015," Daud stated, at PT Transjakarta office, in Cawang, East Jakarta, Wednesday (1/25).

    According to Daud, it is due to additional bus from 605 units in 2015 and 1,056 units by the end of December 2016. Additionally, the route number was also added, from 39 routes in 2015 became 80 routes in 2016.

    "Every year, we'll also continue to add more buses and its routes," he stated.