MRT Jakarta, Transportation Minister promote '3M' habits

MRT Jakarta, Transportation Minister promote '3M' habits

Chairman of PT MRT Jakarta, William Sabandar, cycles in the Senayan area as part of an event to commemorate the National Transportation Day on Friday (September 18, 2020). (ANTARA/HO-MRT Jakarta)

We need to always abide by the health protocols everywhere we are in order to stem the chain of COVID-19 spread, especially at public places, such as MRT stations, we need to really follow health protocols
Jakarta (ANTARA) - PT MRT Jakarta and Indonesian Minister of Transportation, Budi Karya Sumadi, raised awareness on physical distancing, washing hands, and wearing masks, or ‘3M’, on National Transportation Day 2020.

 

They also disseminated rules and safety guidelines for bicycle riders during an online discussion, held as part of the event.

 

“We need to always abide by the health protocols everywhere we are in order to stem the chain of COVID-19 spread, especially at public places, such as MRT stations, we need to really follow health protocols,” said Sumadi in Jakarta on Friday.

 

Following the online discussion, the minister cycled around the Gelora Bung Karno area with national artists.

 

The event ended with a trip using the MRT Jakarta services from the Istora Mandiri Station to Bundaran HI Station.

 

In his message, chairman of PT MRT Jakarta, William Sabandar, urged commuters to continue following the 3Ms when using the mass rapid transit services.

 

“One more thing, masks need to be worn properly and (passengers must) refrain from speaking or conversing inside the train cars to avoid the spread of droplets,” he said.

 

MRT Jakarta has installed 25 bicycle racks across 13 stations for the convenience of cyclists, he informed. A single bicycle rack can accommodate up to 10 bicycle units.

 

The bicycle racks have been set up close to the station entrance so that they are always under the supervision of officers on guard or patrolling the station, who ensure the bicycles that are deposited remain safe, he added. (INE)


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