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" along with Waze, we officially have launched navigation feature by implementing even-odd system"
Jakarta Transportation Dept. is cooperating with Waze by launching a navigation feature that has been supported by even-odd system on some streets. The feature is specially designed to facilitate Waze users in the city
According to Andri Yansyah, Head of Jakarta Transportation Dept., the feature will be launched today. Its presence is hoped to help the rider while passing through the streets that apply the even-odd system.
"Dated on October 18, 2017, along with Waze, we officially have launched navigation feature by implementing even-odd system," he expressed, Thursday (10/19).
He expressed, cooperation has been started since last year during representatives of Transportation Dept. with Jakarta Smart City presented the odd-even traffic management policies on Jalan Sudirman and Jalan MH Thamrin.
"Presentation is done using Waze data processing at the Waze-CCP Summit Meeting held at Google Paris. Herein we agreed this cooperation," he expressed.
Fajar Nugrahaeni, Section Head of Public Transportation for Jakarta Transportation Dept. explained, to enable the feature, Waze user can go to setting menu - navigate menu and continued to license plate restriction". Afterwards, they can type the last two digits of vehicle license plate number.
"Waze will automatically process and give route landing directives by adjusting the implementation of even-odd system," he expressed.
He added, so far, it has been applied in Jakarta and Brazil. Based on performance of local editor map supported by Transportation Dept. and Jakarta Smart City, it also presents a feature to avoid intersections that have construction and not signaled.
"Especially in Jakarta, it has also added off-street parking locations near the road users' destination, like in IRTI Monas and Thamrin 10," he closed.