To keep fares low, MMRDA asks eight malls to pitch in


To keep fares low, MMRDA asks eight malls to pitch in

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Agency has urged the shopping malls located along the Metro 4 route to pitch in with a small share of the additional profits that they will accrue from the increased footfall the mass transit system will provide as a measure to keep fares low.

The Metro 4 route, which will run from Wadala to Thane-Kasarvadavli, will passes through the vicinity of eight large malls in Mumbai and Thane cities. Of the total of 30 stations – 17 within the limits of Mumbai city and 13 within Thane Municipal Corporation jurisdiction – eight are planned to be located exactly in front of these shopping malls.

In its detailed project report (DPR), the MMRDA – the nodal agency for Metro 4 – said that connectivity to the malls is a priority. Read more

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