Indonesia Transport Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Indonesia 2018

Road, port, airport and rail upgrades are a critical priority for the government of President Joko Widodo, with his administration having overseen an infrastructure and transport spending surge since taking office in 2014. The main aims of this increased resource allotment are to lower transportation costs – which are among the highest in South-east Asia – reduce congestion, and improve the...

With investment in industrial zones, SEZs, infrastructure and priority industries set to increase in the coming years, Indonesia remains extremely well positioned to capitalise on its position as a regional leader.

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The airline market in Indonesia is one of the fastest-growing globally and a leading driver of transport industry growth. Although this expansion has created capacity constraints at its primary air hub, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, the recent completion of a third terminal has significantly boosted capacity, better enabling...

Rail ridership in Indonesia has risen substantially in recent years, making decades of underinvestment and growing urban congestion important considerations for transport stakeholders as they upgrade and construct new lines. Statistics Indonesia (BPS) reports that total rail passengers rose from 199.3m in 2011 to 202.2m in 2012, 216m in 2013, 277.5m in 2014 and 325.9m in 2015...

 

Road, port, airport and rail upgrades are a critical priority for the government of President Joko Widodo, with his administration having overseen an infrastructure and transport spending surge since taking office in 2014. The main aims of this increased resource allotment is to lower transportation costs across the board – which are among the...

 

How can land acquisition issues be solved in the next phases of the MRT project’s development?

 

Mobile ride-hailing applications are revolutionising urban transport in Indonesia. Recording triple-digit growth in recent years, apps like Grab, Go-Jek and Uber have made significant inroads, offering targeted GPS services that enable rapid pick-up, easier navigation, speedier journeys and lower price points. Recent investment announcements...