Solo Mayor Joko Widodo (Jokowi) hope railbus could soon be operated at least begin to H-7 Lebaran this year.
The existence of modes of transport that might be expected to be known to the public, especially the travelers who come to the City Bengawan during the Idul Fitri.
"If I certainly hope it can be immediately operated railbus in Solo, given its existence has also been launched by the municipal government recently. Pas Lebaran later, of course, many travelers who come to the Solo, so they can see or know that here there is railbus, "he said when met Jokowi Solo reporters at City Hall on Monday (08/08/2011).
Unfortunately railbus related operation, the City Government (City Government) Solo until yesterday still had to await the decision of the Directorate General (DG) of the Railways railbus ticket prices, including on whether there are subsidies from central government to the operation of these railbus.
As is known, the ticket price railbus Solo-Wonogiri yet to be decided, although the mode of transportation was officially launched in front of the lodge Gandrung Solo, Tuesday (07/26/2011).
The absence of an agreement between PT KA to the municipal government makes the operation of the tariff railbus railbus not yet clear, but still there is need for improvement of transport infrastructure-Wonogiri Solo.
PT KA Persero railbus calculate every passenger must spend at least Rp 30,000 to buy tickets railbus. While the Solo city administration requested the tariff ranges from Rp 3.000/passenger.
Taken from Solopos (August, 8th 2011)