No fast tracks in Indonesia

Jakarta’s epic traffic jams cost the economy US$3.4 billion in losses per year, a tangle even massive infrastructure building could take decades to unsnarl

Jakarta, April 17, 2017 5:24 PM (UTC+8)
Motorists stuck in traffic at one of Jakarta's main roads. The largest infrastructure spending program in the capital city's history is expected to help but not solve massive traffic jams. Photo: Getty Images
Motorists stuck in traffic at one of Jakarta's main roads. The largest infrastructure spending program in the capital city's history is expected to help but not solve massive traffic jams. Photo: Getty Images