Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Bus or Bust?
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Bus or Bust?

Operator of Baliís New Trans-Sarbagita Bus System Complain New Buses are Too Wide for Baliís Narrow Roadways


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Sarbagita Bus System, Perum Damri Denpasar, Made Suma Artika, Nusa Dua, routes
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/16/2011)

The operators of the new Trans-Sarbagita Bus System for Bali, Perum Damri Denpasar, are complaining that the new buses given to Bali by the Central Government in Jakarta are too big for most Bali roadways.

Evidence supporting the “oversized” problem of Bali’s new fleet of buses presented during trial runs for two new buses held in early August in which one of the vehicles collided with the ornamental Balinese gates at the entrance of the Nusa Dua Complex.

According to Bisnis.com, the actual amount of damage sustained in the collision remains unclear, but is believed to be confined to scratches and dents on the left hand side. The accident caused no injuries.

The head of operations for Perum Damri Denpasar, I Made Suma Artika, admitted to the press that the Trans Sarbagita buses are too big for Bali’s small roads, putting pressure on the operator to recruit only the most skilled drivers.

Looking ahead, Artika said, “the routes and destinations (for the bus system) have been established, including the designation of several corridors.” Reacting to the mishap at Nusa Dua, he said it is unlikely that any changes will be made to the planned bus routes. “Perum Damri Denpasar is only the operators, later the problem of routes will be coordinated with the local transportation department,” he explained.

During the test run, 2 of the fleet of 15 buses were tested. Now the various routes of the new system are being checked by traveling with the new buses  through Batubulan, Gianyar, Badung and Nusa Dua

Once launched, the buses will operate with a tariff of Rp. 3,500 (US$0.40) for adults and Rp. 2,500 (US$0.29) for students. The air-conditioned buses will operate with 33 seats and atnding-room for an additional 50 passengers.

Related Articles

[All Aboard!]
 
[Feeling Congested? Here’s the Cure!]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Have You Seen This Man?
Police in Bali Searching for American Who has Escaped Baliís Kerobokan Prison
(12/10/2017)
Dear Mr. President
PHRI-Bali Writes to President Joko Widodo Seeking Urgent Assistance to Bali Tourism
(12/10/2017)
Christmas at the Bali Safari & Marine Park
Special Offer from Bali Safari and Marine Park Through January 3, 2017 for the Domestic Market
(12/11/2017)
Your Better Not Shout! You Better Not Cry!
Bali Collection Holds Santa Fun Run at Nusa Dua Sunday, December 17, 2017
(12/10/2017)
Mate, What Volcano?
Garuda Indonesia Says Demand for Bali as a Holiday Destination ex Australia Remains Strong Despite Mt. Agungís Recent Volcanic Activity
(12/10/2017)
Keep Calm. Itís Only a Volcano
Editorial: Bali and the World Needs a New Way of Thinking About Volcanoes
(12/12/2017)
Painted Men and Boys
Young Men from Tegallalang, Bali Paint their Bodies to Ward Off Both Personal and Public Demons in Ngerebeg Procession
(12/10/2017)
Fake News on a Local Level
PHRI Karangasem Chairman Claims of Closed Hotels Strongly Refuted and Rejected by Alila and Amankila Hotels
(12/10/2017)
Counting the Damages
Officials Calculate the Cost of Tourism Losses from 2.5-day Closure of Baliís Airport
(12/10/2017)
No More Traffic Jams in Ubud
A Very Quiet Ubud Awaits the Return of Tourists
(12/10/2017)
Let there Be Light!
ITDC Hosts Nusa Dua Light Festival December 5-24, 2017
(12/10/2017)
The Road Less Traveled
Bali Toll Road Traffic Volume Down 25% Due to Lower Visitor Totals
(12/10/2017)
All [News]!