Low-Cost Green Car Program met with doubt

As an ETA living in West Java, one of the first words to enter my vocabulary was macet, or traffic.  I live in a suburb of Greater Jakarta called Parung. According to Google Maps, Parung is a measly one-hour commute to the center of Jakarta. Unfortunately, Google’s estimated travel time isn’t much more than a…

Solving a motorcycle accident in Indonesia

One of the most dangerous things one can do in Indonesia is also an essential part of daily life for most people. That dangerous activity is riding a motorcycle. I do it every day. This is the story of my motorcycle accident. It was 7:45 a.m.on a Monday morning and I was driving down Jalan…