Use of River Transportation in Jambi City


This study aims to describe the changing use of river transportation in Jambi city, identify what factors drive these changes, explore the public’s perception of river transportation, and to offer policy suggestions. This study involves a survey and uses analytical methods to evaluate the findings. The key factors impacting evolving usage of river transportation in the region destination, schedule, price, time effectiveness and comfort. However, though still favoured, this transportation mode requires long term government support – not merely financial but also managerial to foster the development of river transportation as a tourist attraction.

Keywords: River Transportation, Perception, Transportation Services

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