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Elevated CSMT corridor or Metro IV to come into South Bombay

Either the Panvel-CSMT hi-speed corridor or the Thane-GPO Metro IV will cater to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus since the authorities have decided that building both along an almost identical route is not viable. MMRDA had proposed to extend Wadala – Thane Metro IV up to GPO . The proposed 8-km extension was to be built largely underground. Going by Mumbai ... Read More »

BEST plans to operate 200 mini buses for commercial hubs to take on Uber, Ola.

To woo the daily commuters who depend on aggregator cabs, the BEST plans to operate 200 mini buses—both AC and non-AC—along the north-south and east-west corridors, connecting suburbs with commercial hubs such as the Bandra-Kurla Complex, Lower Parel, Fort, Colaba and Nariman Point. The BEST management put up the proposal before the committee a few weeks ago, but it is ... Read More »

Navi Mumbai Marina Expected to start in two months

The marina planned near the site of the Navi Mumbai Airport is set to roll out. Maharashtra maritime board had decided on developer operator of the marina project, to be in Belapur. Originally the marina was supposed to have started in 2020 after a massive infrastructure upgrade that would have propelled it to the status of India’s second marina of ... Read More »

Elevated corridor to Virar likely to get the boot

Files of the multi-crore Bandra-Virar elevated rail corridor; proposed almost a decade back and one that has seen several discussions, are likely to finally close once and for all . Currently the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – Andheri harbour line is expected to be extended till Goregaon anytime this month. This has been further planned to go all the way ... Read More »

Navi Mumbai International Airport getting ready for a take-off in 2021

With the major hurdle of land acquisition resolved, and clearances from the state Cabinet in its bag, the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), the nodal authority for the project, is upbeat about executing the first phase of the Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) by mid-2021. Pre-development work has begun for the airport that is to come up on 1,160 ... Read More »

800cr Vashi bridge lane expension work to be undertaken by Cidco, MSRDC

Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Limited (MSRDC) and Cidco , working together in the doubling of the Vashi bridge lanes brushed aside any role of MMRDA in the project. Request for proposal submission closes on January 16 and opening will be on same date. Once the Bid is finalized the formation of the SPV would happen soon. The new lanes ... Read More »

RERA , Easy Loans brings NRIs back to city realty After 2-years Pause

After a break of 2 years NRIs have slowly started purchasing property in the Mumbai region. The reason – RERA and a liberal home loan regime , which are together acting as a great confidence – boosters. This time NRIs are focusing on smaller houses instead of luxury apartments. Developers are also highlighting the benefits of a post RERA regime, ... Read More »

MMRDA signs agreement for two packages of TRANS-HARBOUR LINK

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Tuesday, signed an agreement with contractors for packages 1 and 3 of its ambitious Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project. The 21.80-km-long MTHL—a sea link— will connect Sewri in Mumbai to Nava Sheva at Chirle in Raigad district. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) signed the agreements with L&T and Japan-based IHI ... Read More »

Eastern Freeway to be extended by 3 km : expansion plans back on track

After putting the expansion plans of the Eastern Freeway in south Mumbai on hold, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has said that the extension of the freeway from Orange Gate in Mazgaon up to General Post Office (GPO) near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) is back on track and assured that the plan has not been discarded. On ... Read More »

Mumbai soon to get its 4th sport complex

Here is some good news for sport enthusiasts and budding athletes in the city. the city is set to get its biggest sport at Dahisar.  This will be the fourth sport complex after Borivli, Andheri and Dharavi. This will  be the biggest multi-sports complex in the city that will be open to all and is expected to be ready by ... Read More »