Three Regional-Owned Enterprises (BUMDs) in transportation sector under Jakarta Government have implemented operational hours that has been adjusted to Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) which tightened on January 11-25, 2020.
" We encourage passengers to always wear masks and keep their distance"
It is done to reduce COVID-19 cases which continued to increase from December 2020 to January 2021.
PT. Transjakarta Operational Director, Prasetia Budi said, Transjakarta adjusted its operating hours from 5 AM to 8 PM.
"Transjakarta also limits bus capacity into maximum 50 percent, where maximum 60 passengers for articulated bus, 30 passengers for medium bus, 15 passengers for small bus, and 5 passengers for mikrotrans," he explained, Monday (1/11).
PT. MRT Jakarta (Perseroda) Corporate Secretary Head, Muhamad Kamaluddin stated, his side also adjusted MRT Jakarta operating hours. From today onward, MRT Jakarta train operates from 5 AM-8 PM on weekdays and 6 AM-8 PM on weekend.
"Train headway is 5 minutes during rush hours and 10 minutes in normal hours on weekdays. On weekend, train headway is 10 minutes. We recommend customers to come 30 minutes earlier if they want to use Jakarta MRT service," he mentioned.
Meanwhile, other rail-based transportation, Jakarta LRT train has adjusted its operating hours since January 9, 2020. Its operating hours start from 5:30 AM to 8 PM with train headway 10 minutes. Each train's car is also limited up to 30 passengers or 60 people for each series of train.
"We encourage passengers to always wear masks and keep their distance in the station and on the train," conveyed Kurniati, PT. LRT Jakarta Corporate Communications.