Odd-Even Traffic Policy will Be Reenacted Starting August 3

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Maria Inggita | July 31st, 2020 02:49 PM 14:49 WIB | Dibaca 253 kali
Odd-Even Traffic Policy will Be Reenacted Starting August 3 (Foto : / Beritajakarta.id)

Jakarta Government will reenact odd-even traffic policy in 25 roads starting Monday, August 3, 2020. It will be applied at 6 AM-10 AM and 4 PM-9 PM.

" Traffic volume in several monitoring points even have exceeded the normal condition by 1.47 percent"

Jakarta Transportation Agency Head, Syafrin Liputo conveyed, odd-even traffic policy applies to four-wheeled motor vehicles, except for 13 types of motor vehicles including motorcycles are excluded. This policy don't apply on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays determined by Presidential Decree.

"Odd-even violators will be given maximum two months imprisonment or maximum fine Rp 500,000 according to UU No. 22/2009 concerning Traffic and Road Transportation," he said on Friday (7/31).

According to him there is an increase in traffic volume at several monitoring points during the Transitional Large-scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) period where it is approaching normal traffic volume (compared to the traffic condition in February 2020).  

"Traffic volume in several monitoring points even have exceeded the normal condition by 1.47 percent," he stated.

According to him, there is an increase in traffic volume around odd-even traffic area because public are still worried to use public transport due to the potential of COVID-19 transmission.

"Re-enacted odd-even traffic policy is needed to reduce traffic density and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of road utilization to prioritize transport management in Jakarta," he added.

Public transport should also limits its capacity to maintain health protocols implementation, especially physical distancing, in order to avoid COVID-19 transmission.

"Based on the existing data, number of public transport passengers during Transitional PSBB period is increasing by approximately 19.86 percent compared to PSBB period," he stated.  

For information, here are 25 roads that will apply odd-even traffic policy:

1. Jalan Pintu Besar Selatan

2. Jalan Gajah Mada

3. Jalan Hayam Wuruk

4. Jalan Majapahit

5. Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat;

6. Jalan M.H. Thamrin

7. Jalan Jenderal Sudirman

8. Jalan Sisingamangaraja

9. Jalan Panglima Polim

10. Jalan Fatmawati, starting from Intersection Jalan Ketimun 1 until Intersection Jalan TB Simatupang;

11. Jalan Suryopranoto

12. Jalan Balikpapan

13. Jalan Kyai Caringin

14. Jalan Tomang Raya

15. Jalan Jenderal S. Parman starting from Intersection Jalan Tomang Raya until Jalan Gatot Subroto

16. Jalan Gatot Subroto

17. Jalan M.T. Haryono

18. Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said

19. Jalan D.I. Panjaitan

20. Jalan Jenderal A. Yani starting from Intersection Jalan Bekasi Timur Raya until Intersection Jalan Perintis Kemerdekaan

21. Jalan Pramuka

22. Jalan Salemba Raya Sisi Barat and Jalan Salemba Raya Sisi Timur, starting from Intersection Jalan Paseban Raya until Intersection Jalan Diponegoro

23. Jalan Kramat Raya

24. Jalan Stasiun Senen

25. Jalan Gunung Sahari