Future of the Environment

The world’s largest bus system is starting to go electric

An Indonesian public transport driver walks between rows of parked mini-buses during a drivers' strike in front of the Jakarta provincial governor's office on January 25, 2001. Hundreds of drivers packed their vehicles in the inner city street to protest a 100 percent increase in the fee for tests for public transport drivers. Under pressure from the cash-strapped central government trying to plug its budget deficit, provincial administrations around the country are pushing up a range of such fees to boost revenues.EN/TJF/CP - RP2DRIGKTJAA

Jakarta's bus system serves almost 200 million passengers each year. Image: REUTERS/Beawiharta Beawiharta

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