Accessible sidewalks for people with disabilities constructed in Jakarta

Asia-Pacific, April 30 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia: The Central Jakarta Administration is about to spend Rp 1.7 billion to provide pedestrian for disabled people. The lane will be constructed in September along 800 meters and 203 meters of wide.

Central Jakarta Head of Public Works Agency Indrastuty Okita said the lane construction is city administration concern to disabled people. “It is hoped the lane can be done in November,” he said Thursday (4/28).

The lane will be constructed at Cathedral Church and turned up to Jakarta Art Building (GKJ) passing Pasarbaru, Sawahbesar, Jl Pos, and Jl Budi Utomo. The lane is not only for disabled people with wheelchairs but for parents to push their toddlers in strollers.


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