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Go-Jek and MRT Jakarta team up to boost efficiency of public transport

Tie-up will tap ride-hailing service's vast data trove to develop stations

Go-Jek President Andre Soelistyo, left, and MRT Jakarta President Director William Sabandar celebrate their tie-up at a press conference on May 22.

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's leading ride-hailing app operator Go-Jek and MRT Jakarta, the company behind the country's first high-capacity commuter rail network, Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit, on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at improving Jakarta's public transport as well as developing stations and nearby facilities.

Under the memorandum, both companies will study ways of integrating the ride-hailing company's online payment system, Go-Pay, in selling train tickets as well as goods in station kiosks and the like. Both companies will look at ways of utilizing the vast amount of data Go-Jek has amassed, to decide what kind of food stores to install in the stations and surroundings.

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