Jakarta Transportation Dept. (Dishub) continues to ensure Asian Games athletes comfort since they will compete in Jakarta starts from August 18.
" Travel time decreases in testing"
One of its efforts is to ensure athlete's travel time from Wisma Atlet (Athlete's Village), Kemayoran into Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Stadium.
"Travel time decreases in testing. Former record was 28 minutes and now it decreases into 20 minutes," stated Sigit Wijatmoko, Deputy Head of Jakarta Dishub, Thursday (8/2).
He mentioned, travel time testing is done with Ditlantas Polda Metro Jaya on Wednesday (7/1) in conjunction with first day of odd-even implementation.
"We are sure travel time on D-day will be better since traffic flows relatively smooth," he assessed.
According to him, travel time guarantee for athlete is an evidence that Jakarta is ready to hold Asian Games. Considering standard travel time for Asian Games in accordance to Olympic Council of Asian (OCA) is maximum 34 minutes.