My Urban Challenge: Jakarta, Mandalay & Penang

By Apala Bhattacharya

Second edition of our new infographic series on the biggest challenges faced by the region's city leaders.

Bus arrivals by app. Video analytics to keep communities safe. Behavioural science to discourage littering. Every city in Southeast Asia is different, and each requires some creative problem-solving.

In our second edition of GovInsider's My Urban Challenge series, we share insights from Mayors and Smart City Officers of three fast-urbanising ASEAN cities:

Jakarta, Mandalay and Penang. Pollution, inefficient waste management, inadequate public transport, and ageing infrastructure - just a handful of urban issues that they face. This will be an ongoing series pulling together innovations from city leaders across ASEAN. Read the first edition here.