Worldwide, cities are struggling to plan and finance climate-appropriate infrastructure. Inter-department collaboration and nature-based solutions could be the key to addressing both issues simultaneously.
Blog Posts: sustainable cities initiative
Mobility is increasing both in Jakarta and the suburbs, and this results in severe congestion in Greater Jakarta, which costs Rp100 trillion in 2017. One of the government’s solutions to address the congestion issue is by establishing Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT). Unfortunately, MRT/LRT alone won’t be enough to overcome congestion in Jakarta. Complementary policies to address the issues of limited network, land use sprawl and costly infrastructure are required.