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AC sleepers launched by MSRTC, ordinary red buses spruced up.

MSRTC launched its first ever AC sleeper bus at Mumbai Central ST bus depot on Friday. It also introduced a revamped red ST bus . The AC sleeper will have a capacity of 30 passengers (sleeping cabins) and it will have facilities that exist in Shiv Shahi buses which are a part of MSRTC’s fleet. The buses will have better ... Read More »

Bhiwandi-Shil road widening will ease JNPT bound traffic

The Rs 390 crore four lane to six lane widening plan of the 21 km stretch of road from Bhiwandi to Shilphata has reached the final stages . Shilphata is on the borders of Navi Mumbai where a known building company has a big housing project and marks an entry to the city and for onward movement towards Panvel and ... Read More »

CM wants Bhayandar-Naigaon sea link project to Speed up

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who also heads Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has instructed its officials to fast track the construction of the 5 km-long Bhayandar-Naigaon Sea Link, MMRDA officials said. During a meeting with MMRDA officials, Fadnavis asked them to float bids for the same by July 2018. The 5 km-long sea link with 3+3 lanes on both ... Read More »

JNPT wants cargo lane on proposed Virar-Alibaug highway

While traffic in Mumbai continues to crawl , the countries largest container port JNPT in Navi Mumbai has demanded dedicated lanes for cargo traffic on the proposed Virar-Alibaug Multi-modal Corridor. These traffic jams are resulting in a loss of time and money as around 55 percent import traffic from JNPT goes towards Pune and Vadodra thus the JNPT wants dedicated ... Read More »

Delay of more than 6 months due to GST, note ban is allowed : MahaRERA

In case the possession of a flat is delayed and the builder refers to GST, demonetization or approvals not coming in time as the reason , then a maximum delay of six months may be acceptable however beyond that time frame , the developer will be liable to pay interest to home buyers stated the MahaRERA while hearing a case ... Read More »

Deadline for Mum-Goa Highway is May 2019.

Work of widening the Mumbai-Goa highway will be completed by May next year. This deadline to finish the long pending work of four laning of the highway was set by chief minister  on Saturday. The may 2019 deadline that has been set to complete work on the Goa Highway is just in time for general elections and sate assembly elections ... Read More »

ZERO toll charge for bridge linking South Bombay to International airport

It will be a toll free drive for South Bombay residents to the upcoming Navi Mumbai international airport. Cidco will not charge any toll for the 1.76 km long bridge on stilt to be developed on mangroves on the 5.8 km coastal road. It will provide direct connectivity for motorists driving into the city by the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL) ... Read More »

New solution for potholes , BMC’s new tech may better roads.

In an attempt to improve the state of roads in the city , the BMC plans to acquire geosynthetic products, which are used to stabilise terrains. The BMC plan to use  geo grid which is placed between two layers of the road to prevent damage . The material was recently presented to road department officials, who  discussed the feasibility of ... Read More »

Marina project finally facilitated after Cidco land deal

After facing a lot of hurdles, Cidco land deal will finally facilitate the marina project. The land transfer issue by Cisco to MMB , which was in limbo since a while , has finally been resolved . The land will soon be handed over so on after which work on the project will speed up. The MMB gave a letter ... Read More »

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 »