Yayasan Administrasi Indonesia

Proceeding International Conference Friendly City 3

THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONAL ASPECT AS A SOLUTION FOR COMMUTER MOBILITY AND TRAFFIC JAM IN JAKARTA

 

Hary Agus Rahardjo

Engineering Faculty - Universitas Persada Indonesia YAI Jakarta, Indonesia

email:rahardjo@yahoo.com

 

Abstract.Population and economic growth is increasing in Jakarta. Numbers of People who have activities in Jakarta are also tremendously increased during the last decade. The lack of land in Jakarta makes many people reside out of Jakarta, such as Tangerang, Depok, Bekasi and Bogor (Jabodetabek). Consequently, people moving around from area out side Jakarta to the city becomes a common situation in daily basis. In the mean time, because of the lack of good mass transportation system in Jakarta, most of the commuter and people use their own vehicle to go from one place to another. The collected data pointed out number of registered vehicles in Jabodetabek increases; they are 7 million of motorcycles, 2 million of cars, 400 thousands of trucks and 600 thousands of buses in 2008. Numerous Vehicles moving in the city without adequate road capacity causes traffic jam in almost every road section in Jakarta. The data analysis comes up to several alternative solution such as Modal shift to public mode of transportation, Sub-center development, and setting up one institution which has a special authority to manage transportation system in the area of Jabodetabek. As result, this paper is proposing the setting up one institution which has a special authority to manage transportation system in the area of Jabodetabek. The conclusion is that we have a lesson to learn from Jakarta‟s situation which might be happened in other big cities in Indonesia

 

Keywords: Management, Transportation, authority

 

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