A bike track will be constructed in the capital city in the near future. As the initial stage, its construction will be focused on Jalan Suryopranoto-Harmoni, Central Jakarta, as long as 4 km.
" Bike track along Suryopranoto-Harmoni is targeted to be complete by the end of this year"
"Bike track along Suryopranoto-Harmoni is targeted to be complete by the end of this year," expressed Head of Jakarta Binamarga Department, Yusmada Faisal, Tuesday (9/22).
Faisal disclosed the fast and slow lanes' road blocks of Jalan Suryopranoto will be removed in order to realize the track. "By so, the road will be made one way," he stated.
Meanwhile, Head of Road and Bridge Development Section, Jakarta Binamarga Department, Yudi Febriyadi disclosed bike track construction was already budgeted in sidewalk reparation budget amounting to Rp 6 billion. "The budget is obtained from 2015 City Budget (APBD)," he voiced.
According to him, such roadblock removal is done due to rare motorist. Hence, the fast and slow lanes will be made one way for bike track.
He furthered the track would have between 1.5-2 m wide. Aside that, there will be road widening from 1.5 m becomes 3 m.
"The next bike track is slated to be built at Jalan Jenderal Sudirman-Kota Tua. But this year, we focus on Jalan Suryopranoto-Harmoni first," he closed.