THE SUSTAINABILITY OF JAKARTA AS THE CAPITAL CITY
This paper aims to find out efforts to be done to Jakarta as the Capital City of the Republic of Indonesia. Jakarta has turned from merely old day traditional port to the present day of a megapolitant figure, where skycrappers mount in many places. Today’s Jakarta has the best road infrastructure in the country and one may find fancies form the first minute he or she arrives in the city. Jakarta is an area with low topographic feature as it is situated at the coastline, in particular North Jakarta. As time goes by, the city becomes less convenient as settlements due to traffic jam, flood, land subsidence, land water deficit, inadequate green space, severe air pollution, etc. Jakarta’s carrying capacity has been passed over. New public management system is needed. Therefore, a new paradigm has emerged concerning its status replacement as the Indonesian capital dt) and to make it a more livable city. Three alternatives are proposed for the solution.