JIC participate the Sustainable E-Mobility Event by ITDP and British Embassy

May 24, 2023 - As part of the effort to improve Jakarta’s public transportation, PT Transjakarta has received a mandate to ‘electrify’ commercial vehicles used for public transport in Jakarta. This is also supported by Governor Regulation No. 90/2021 pertaining to the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) electrification, climate-resilient, and low-carbon development plan. The initiative is in line with the nation’s goal to become a major player in producing electric vehicles for sustainable and clean transportation.

The Provincial Government of DKI Jakarta is targeting that in 2030, PT Transportasi Jakarta (Transjakarta) will operate electric buses for all of its fleets. Aligning with this target, the Institute for Transportation Development Policy (ITDP) has collaborated with UK Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions (UK PACT) to conduct a study on the implementation of electric buses in Indonesia.

This collaboration is focusing on scaling up electrification by establishing enabling conditions for e-bus fleet implementation, especially during the initial electrification phase. Recently, on May 24, 2023, ITDP handed over their study on building a regulatory and financial basis for the Transjakarta First Phase E-Bus Deployment to the Jakarta Provincial Government. As a result of this study, Transjakarta and the Government of Jakarta now possess alternative financing schemes, business models, and a strong regulatory framework to accelerate the acquisition of e-bus fleets.