PREMIUMMRT Jakarta turns to innovation for extra income

first_img Linkedin LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Topics : City-owned public transportation company PT MRT Jakarta, the operator of the country’s first subway service, is striving to find alternative sources of income after reporting a fall in ridership during the COVID-19 outbreak.MRT Jakarta began operation in April last year. But the number of MRT passengers dropped dramatically during the implementation of COVID-19 restrictions in the city since April. The operator served an average of 90,000 passengers daily between January and March, but the number dropped to about 5,000 in April and 1,400 in May. Since the city began easing restrictions in June, the number of passengers has slowly risen. It served 13,000 passengers a day in September.“The pandemic makes us realize that relying on revenue from ticket sales will only lead to the collapse of the business,” MRT Jakarta president director William Sabandar said… Google Log in with your social account Forgot Password ? Facebook #MRT MRT-Jakarta MRT COVID-19 #COVID19 COVID-19-Jakarta public-transportationlast_img