Grab has announced the launch of GrabBajay in Jakarta, teaming up with the Jakarta Transportation Agency. Bajay is a three-wheeled, two-passengers vehicle that was popular transportation mainly among Jakarta-based Indonesians and few other cities in the country.
GrabBajay will offer the iconic transport as a new safe and comfortable option for travelling through roads that are difficult to reach with four-wheeled vehicles.
Tri Sukma Anreianno, Head of Public Affairs Grab Indonesia said, “As a technology company whose vision is to answer local transportation challenges, we’re thankful for the opportunity given by the Jakarta Transportation Agency to support their program in offering different options of transportation with GrabBajay.”
GrabBajay presence also seeks to support the government’s initiative to resolve the environmental pollution problem that is caused by motor vehicles through Langit Biru program. It aims to reduce air pollution from motor vehicles, which is why the registered bajay for GrabBajay is an eco-friendly gas-fueled vehicle.
All GrabBajay driver partners have passed the KIR (roadworthiness test) with a valid operating license, and passengers can access the bajay’s license plate number on the app.
GrabBajay’s benefits for driver partners and customers include the two-persons accommodation and with spare rooms to carry things.
GrabBajay fleets are integrated into the Grab app and will allow customers to find GrabBajay on the road. Now users can access GrabBajay by tapping the “GrabBike” icon on the Grab app main screen.
GrabBajay service is currently available at five main points spread across Central Jakarta, including Jakarta Kota Station, ITC Mangga Dua, Mangga Besar Station, Sawah Besar Station, and Pasar Baru with a rate of IDR3000 (US$0.21) per kilometer.
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