App-based transportation services Uber has joined hands with multimodal transport app Trafi to help residents in Greater Jakarta, or Jabodetabek, combine public transport and ridesharing services.
Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs of Uber Indonesia John Colombo said that the partnership will allow Uber users to choose various types of public transport in Trafi app. As a result, efficiency will be greater and people will be able to pick their preferred transportation mode.
John said yesterday, May 29, that the integration is aimed at offering more choices and comfort in travel plan and selection of transportation modes.
John said he is confident that Uber will see an increase in the number users. However, the latest service can only be enjoyed by users around Jabodetabek.
Trafi Indonesia Country Manager Dimas Dwilasetio said that the company has the data of 600 public transport routes across Indonesia and 95 Transjakarta routes in Jabodetabek. “We are optimistic that the partnership can provide a solution for people to get public transport services,” he said.