Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Free bus and train rides extended for 3 months

Bangkok Post : "Free rides on selected public buses and trains will be extended for another three months, until the end of January, Deputy Transport Minister Ormsin Chivapruck said on Tuesday."

Monday, September 21, 2015

Cyclists swarm Bangkok for 'Car Free Day'

Bangkok Post: news: "Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra launched "Bangkok Car Free Day 2015" at Sanam Luang on Sunday morning, part of a campaign to reduce the use of cars and encourage patronage of public transport and bicycles."

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Jakarta told to speed up development of public transportation

Jakarta Post: "President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has called for faster construction of mass transportation in Jakarta to immediately ease the daily traffic gridlock.

“Don’t cause any delays. We have to immediately address the acute traffic congestion in the capital city,” said President Jokowi at a ceremony for the turning of the sod on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Jakarta on Wednesday."

Friday, September 4, 2015

Jakarta to develop three integrated public transportation terminals

The Post: "Currently, Jakartans rely heavily on private vehicles – motorcycles and cars – due to a lack of decent public transportation.

The development of integrated terminals is part of the city's effort to solve the public transportation problem. (bbn)"