Nowadays Jakarta has a wide variety of transportations. From Trans Jakarta busses, Metromini and Kopaja (small busses), Bajaj (three-wheeled taxis), to online-based motorbike taxis and the Greater Jakarta Commuter line. In addition, the MRT and LRT which offer a faster alternative to get around the city, have recently begun operations in order to combat Jakarta’s traffic.
When comparing old modes of transportation to those of the new, it is clear that considerable changes have taken place over the years. Speaking of which, what are some of the transportations used by Betawi people in the past? Below are some examples.