Traffic in the city centre

Jakarta suffers from traffic congestion. Public transport in the form of an underground system is not possible because of its proximity to the sea. The number of vehicles in the city is growing at a much higher rate than the transport network can manage making the capital a gridlocked and polluted.

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Jakarta suffers from traffic congestion. Public transport in the form of an underground system is not possible because of its proximity to the sea. The number of vehicles in the city is growing at a much higher rate than the transport network can manage making the capital a gridlocked and polluted.
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