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Jakartans Demand Public Space

Residents of the city of Penjaringan in North Jakarta brought a proposal to the government to convert the area underneath a toll road into a public space.
October 7, 2009, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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The residents participated in a community visioning process and designed ideas for the underused area.

""We want a reading area," said resident Robi Cahyadi.

Another resident, Turah, a housewife, said she wanted a space where her children could play."

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Published on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 in The Jakarta Post
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