# transportationLatest news group about transportation.
Indonesia's First High-Speed Train to Be Named 'Whoosh'The name was chosen to symbolize the sound of rapid movement, akin to the hissing of a speeding train.
Lifestyle Sep 22, 2023 | 12:08 pm
Free High-Speed Train Tickets Sell Like HotcakesThe next sales for free ticket rides will be available on September 24.
News Sep 18, 2023 | 10:37 am
Newly-Launched LRT Carries Over 30,000 Passengers DailyDuring the semi-trial phase, the LRT fares were set remarkably low, starting at just Rp 5,000 ($0.32).
Business Sep 9, 2023 | 3:53 pm
Chinese Premier Participates in Trial Run of Jakarta High-Speed TrainThe trial journey encompassed a round trip between Halim Station in East Jakarta and Karawang Station in West Java.
Business Sep 6, 2023 | 11:18 pm
Indonesia Inaugurates $2B LRT Trains to Reduce Jakarta’s TrafficAbout 996,000 vehicles enter Jakarta everyday, according to Jokowi when inaugurating the light rail transit (LRT) project.
News Aug 28, 2023 | 10:27 am
Gov’t to Subsidize Fares for New Railway Transport SystemsThe LRT will officially commence operations on August 26, following a series of rigorous track and safety tests.
Business Aug 10, 2023 | 2:41 pm
Gov’t Told to Close Illegal Railroad CrossingsThere are approximately 5,000 railroad crossings throughout the country, with 3,121 of them lacking proper safety systems.
News Jul 23, 2023 | 7:54 pm
Luhut Calls World Bank's Logistics Performance Index UnfairLuhut says the World Bank LPI index lacks an apple-to-apple comparison as other economies do not have as many ports.
Business Jul 18, 2023 | 12:25 pm
Tens of Thousands on Waiting List for LRT Train TrialOnce fully operational, the LRT will offer up to 560 trips per day on weekdays, with a headway of three to six minutes between trips.
Business Jul 13, 2023 | 12:52 pm
Cisumdawu Toll Road Launched after 12 YearsWith an overall cost of Rp 18.3 trillion ($1.2 billion), the toll road was partly funded using the state budget.
Business Jul 11, 2023 | 11:43 pm
New Railway Networks LRT, MRT, High-Speed Train Bring Beneficial Economic ImpactsTourism locations, business centers, or residential areas can be developed around the station areas to increase regional revenue,
Business Jul 11, 2023 | 5:35 pm
Gov’t Invites Public to Trial Latest Commuter Train LRTAn open invitation has been posted on LRT Jabodebek's social media accounts, inviting public participation during the four-day trial period.
News Jul 10, 2023 | 11:30 am
Market Size for Indonesia's EV Ecosystem Predicted to Top $20b by 2030The auto R&D and manufacturing offers the largest total available market in the EV ecosystem, reaching up to $15 billion by 2030.
Business Jul 3, 2023 | 10:17 pm
KADIN: EV Policy Needs AdjustmentsFurther socialization and system updates are needed to make it easier for potential consumers and dealers.
Business Jun 22, 2023 | 12:59 pm
Jakarta-Bandung Fast Train to be Launched in August as Scheduled: Gov'tThe government also plans to launch the light rail transit (LRT) system on the same day.
Business Jun 21, 2023 | 1:38 pm
MRT Piques Visiting Japanese Emperor Naruhito's CuriosityThe project piqued the visiting Japanese Emperor Naruhito's curiosity to the point where he would ask the MRT reps tons of questions.
News Jun 18, 2023 | 9:48 pm
Indonesia’s 1st High-Speed Train Does 300 kph in Latest TestIn the previous trial, the top speed was limited to 220 kph, already a new record in the country’s railway history.
Business Jun 17, 2023 | 3:15 am
Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Train to Start Operating in AugustDuring the last trial, the train reached the speed of 220 kilometers per hour, setting a new milestone in the country’s railway history.
Business Jun 14, 2023 | 4:32 pm
Transjakarta to Have 100 Electric Buses by End of 2023Transjakarta initially planned on hitting the 100-electric-bus mark by 2022, but decided to push back the deadline due to the pandemic.
News Jun 13, 2023 | 6:14 pm
IBC to Produce 21,000 Battery Packs This Year: Gov’tIBC has also recently launched a prototype of a charging and battery swap platform for electric motorcycles.
Business Jun 12, 2023 | 9:27 pm
Indonesia Imposes $100 Price Floor for Imported Goods Sold in E-Commerce
Indonesia's Carbon Exchange Holds Rp 3,000t Potential: Jokowi
No Need to Fight Over who Should Be Next President: Jokowi
Kaesang Takes Inspiration from Jokowi as He Makes Giant Leap in Politics
Agung Podomoro Sells Neo Soho Mall for Rp 1.4 Trillion