Armfalcon.com, JAKARTA — The Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi conveyed that the implementation of homecoming on Eid 2023 was successful in running safely and smoothly.
This was conveyed by the Minister of Transportation on Monday (15/5/2023), in response to the results of a public evaluation survey on the handling of 2023 homecoming conducted by the Indicator survey agency, which stated that community satisfaction with the 2023 homecoming was 78 percent or an increase compared to 2022 which amounted to 73 percent.
“Alhamdulillah, the surge in homecoming travelers that we have predicted will occur this year can be properly anticipated. This is thanks to the good cooperation and coordination of all parties involved, from the preparation stage to implementation,” said Budi in his official statement.
At the same time, he appreciates a number of parties involved and supporting the smooth implementation of homecoming in 2023. Namely the TNI, Polri, Kemenko PMK, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ministry of BUMN, Kominfo, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Ministry of Home Affairs and local governments, BMKG, Basarnas, KNKT, BNB , transportation operators, toll road operators, associations, media and other related elements.
“Thank you and appreciation to the people who have cooperatively followed the appeal and followed the rules in an orderly manner so that they can help realize the expectations of a safe and memorable homecoming,” said the Minister of Transportation.
Furthermore, Budi conveyed, a number of evaluations would be carried out so that handling the flow of going home and back for Eid next year could run even better. Especially at crucial points such as the Trans-Java Toll Road and the Merak–Bakauheni Crossing Port.
According to him, next year’s homecoming will be more challenging because the public’s interest in going home will be higher. On the other hand, the community also hopes that the smooth flow of going home and back will also get better.
The Ministry of Transportation noted that the number of public transport passengers on the homecoming and returning traffic this year increased by 12.98 percent when compared to 2022. Meanwhile, the total number of vehicles on the homecoming and returning traffic increased 6.1 percent when compared to 2022.
Based on the results of a survey evaluating the handling of homecoming in 2023 conducted by the Indicator survey agency, the satisfaction with organizing homecoming from community groups who did homecoming (mudik groups) was much higher, reaching 89.5 percent.
Most people are satisfied with traffic control conditions (81.8 percent) during the 2023 Lebaran homecoming/reverse flow, then public transportation (73.4 percent), availability of fuel (71.8 percent), and road conditions (64.3 percent). percent).
Furthermore, it is assumed that the movement of people who travel back and forth reaches 132 million–134 million people or is not much different from a survey conducted by the Ministry of Transportation with an estimate of 123.8 million people.