Supporting factors and factory employee’s behaviour in the use of public transportation mode in Jakarta

Herdis Herdiansyah, Hudy Prabowo Edyson, Sessario Bayu Mangkara, Zulfahmi Ilman Hindami

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The tendency for people in Jakarta to use public transportation is still relatively low. A study from Jabodetabek Transportation Management Agency shows that only 24 percent of road users chose public land transportation modes (Transjakarta bus and train) from a total of 47.5 million trips in Jabodetabek by 2015. Public transportation trips in Jabodetabek are all people's journeys or the journey to employee work destination located in buffer towns around Jakarta. Employees are among the elements of society that use public transportation. The economic conditions of factory employees that encourage them to work overtime cause differences in attitudes between factory employees and office employees toward using public transportation modes. This study aims to determine the factors that encourage factory employees to choose the mode of transportation to the workplace and analyze their attitude toward using public transportation mode. The results show that the number of factory employees who prefer public transportation mode is still little. However, their potential to move into public transportation is substantial due to the belief in the commitment of the Jakarta government to fixing the public transportation system. Most factory employees also agree that public transport can reduce congestion in Jakarta. There is a need to apply a strategy of the transit development (TOD) to reach public places and places of work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-139
Number of pages13
JournalTransport Problems
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Behavior
  • Employee
  • Jakarta
  • Overtime
  • Public transportation

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