This is a selection of resources on transportation in Indonesia available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print and digital resources
Pocket Jakarta: Top sights, local life, made easy
The chapter “Getting Around” provides a brief look into the available modes of transportation in the bustling city.
All rights reserved, Footscray, Victoria: Lonely Planet Global Limited, 2017.
Wallpaper city guide. Jakarta
The handy guide presents an insider’s checklist of places to eat, drink, shop, exercise and relax. It contains information on how to navigate through Jakarta’s busy streets and is ideal for both extended breaks or business trips. This guide has been rigorously researched and curated by an extensive network of experts, from in-house editors to in-the-know local correspondents.
All rights reserved, London: Phaidon Press, 2012.
Chapter Six of this book explores land, water and air travel that is essential for getting around the city or out of it to explore the many islands of Indonesia.
All rights reserved, London: Kuperard, c2007.
Cultureshock! Jakarta: A survival guide to customs and etiquette
This book is a definitive guide to living and working in Jakarta and includes a section on transportation and the best ways to get around the city – essential for drivers and pedestrians alike.
Retrieved from OverDrive. (myLibrary ID is required to access this ebook)
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In Jakarta, ride-sharing apps for motorcycle taxis rev up
Ride-sharing apps are gaining traction in Jakarta with key industry players such as GoJek and Grab. Unique to Jakarta, motorcycle taxis or ojek are common as they provide a quick and cheap way of commuting.
Working in Jakarta for expats: Advice on how to navigate the workplace
This webpage summarises the types of transportation available for those working in Jakarta – from ride-sharing services to public transport.
Transportation in Jakarta: How to get around
From hiring a part-time driver to getting your groceries delivered by a motorcycle taxi, Jakarta offers various modes of transportation for all your different needs.