Suara.com – The Covid-19 pandemic has helped to encourage citizens of the capital to like cycling as a sport with the concept of maintaining physical distancing. The Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta said that the use of wind trains can be maximized later.
“We want that in the future our society will use bicycles not only for the sake of sports, recreation, but in the future it can become a means of transportation,” he said.
Quoted from the news agency Among, Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta, Ahmad Riza Patria stated that order in the bicycle lane requires cooperation from the community, and the Provincial Government (Pemprov) of DKI Jakarta has prepared its regulations.
“We have prepared regulations for special lanes for cyclists, but there are still many shortcomings with many violations, including cyclists leaving the lane and corridor,” he explained.
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“Everything cannot be delegated to the provincial government. We need good cooperation from the community,” Ahmad Riza Patria continued in Jakarta, Sunday (7/3/2021).
He further explained that the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government needs to cooperate with good mutual awareness with all parties regarding this condition. Because so far the provincial government has provided the means to regulation.
“Those who are cyclists on the track, must not use other routes. Motorbikes should also not interfere with the bicycle lane. So, everyone,” said the Mayor of DKI Jakarta.
According to him, Ahmad Riza Patria, all existing policies have been regulated. Starting from trains, LRT, MRT, Trans Jakarta, public transportation, and taxis. Even motorcycle taxis to motorbikes have been given rules so that they can be well organized.
“The task of the provincial government is to make the best possible transportation master plan. And Alhamdulillah, Jakarta is out of the top 10 traffic jams,” he explained.
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In the plan, DKI Jakarta will continue to increase the number of bicycle lanes, even this year it has developed bicycle lanes up to 80 km.