Head of Communications & Bureau; Public Information of the Ministry of Transportation, J. A. Barata, said the government will still impose the upper limit tariff and lower taxi tariff online starting April 1, 2017. “It must be (set) because it is in accordance with the mandate (rules) that have been set previously,” said Barata in Warung Daun, Jakarta, Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Barata said that although the upper and lower limit rates are set April 1, but there will be adjustment of the rule for about 3 months. “We will immediately adapt to the applicable regulations including the local government,” he said.

According to Barata, the party that set the taxi rate online is each local government. “Because it has to be adapted to the local community, the ability of people in different regions.”

Barata explained that the regulation on the upper and lower tariffs of the taxi online will be governed by the local government, in this case the governor. Special Jabodetabek, he said, the tariff is being prepared by the Transportation Management Agency of Jabodetabek (BPTJ). He said technically for this transportation, the rates and quota can be calculated.

Chief Human Resources Officer of PT Gojek Indonesia, Monica Oudang, said that the company approved the adoption of new tariffs on public and conventional vehicles which will be determined by the government through the Ministry of Transportation as of April 1, 2017.

“However we strongly support all efforts made by the government, and of course we try to cooperate to implement the rules that have been determined,” said Monica in the Office of the Coordinating Ministry for the Ministry of Home Affairs, Friday, March 24, 2015.safety.