PREMIUMTransjakarta upbeat despite growing popularity of ride-hailing services

first_imgGoogle Log in with your social account Linkedin Topics : Facebook Forgot Password ? With the rising popularity of ride-hailing apps, travelling anywhere in the capital city is as easy as tapping a finger on a mobile phone. The thriving ride-hailing app business raises questions about whether it will threaten the city’s bus rapid transit (BRT) service, Transjakarta.Febe, a 24 year old office worker from West Jakarta said she chose to commute with a ride hailing app every day even though there was a Transjakarta bus stop near her office in central Jakarta.“I use a ride-hailing app to commute to work because it is fast and convenient. I’ve tried using Transjakarta buses to go to work before, but the journey took quite a long time,” she told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday.Febe said it took between 30 minutes and an hour to commute to work using a ride-hailing application like Gojek or Grab, but it took between 1.5 and 2 hours if she used Tra… LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Transjakarta-lanes transjakarta public-transportation ride-hailing-application ride-hailing-service Jakarta-trafficlast_img read more