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Jakarta to invest in Jabodebek LRT, launch integrated ticketing, Indonesia [free access]

December 11, 2017

The city government of Jakarta has revised the budget for development of light rail transit (LRT) systems in the Greater Jakarta region from IDR31 trillion to IDR29.9 trillion. The region comprises Jakarta, Bogor, Depok and Bekasi (Jabodebek). Of the total investment, PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) will contribute IDR25.7 trillion and PT Adhi Karya Tbk will contribute IDR4.2 trillion.

 

PT Adhi Karya, the state-owned construction firm, is the developer and has received IDR1.4 trillion in the form of state capital participation (PMN). PT Kereta Api Indonesia (PT KAI) is the operator and financing coordinator. It has received IDR7.6 trillion.

 

In addition, the city government of Jakarta has announced plans to launch a trial of the OK Otrip, the single fare payment for road-based public transportation system, in 2018.  Transjakarta will manage the public transport system. A one-time fare of IDR5,000 will allow travel across different modes for a duration of three hours. Jakarta Research and Public Policy (JRPP) has suggested that rail-based public transportation be integrated in the system.

 

(1 IDR [Indonesian Rupiah] = 0.0001 USD)