A motorcycle taxi driver takes four children home from school, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, in Jakarta, Indonesia. To make transportation more affordable, albeit more dangerous, students usually pile onto motorcycles for their commute home.
Jakarta, the capital & largest city of Indonesia; located on northwest coast of Java. It is center of government, commerce, & industry & extensive communications w/ outside world; principal gateway to rest of Indonesia. The Selamat Datang monument stands on the fountain in the center of Hotel Indonesia Roundabout. Suffers congestion due to heavy traffic in central business district.
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