MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has called stakeholders to a workshop on last-mile connectivity for Metro Line 2A & 7. The Authority would hold the workshop on 3rd March 2020.
As per the MMRDA press release, the workshop would be prepared to obtain feedback and suggestions on giving connectivity and also decide on the design, construction, O & M arrangement, terms & conditions, and other modalities. Metro Line 2A & 7 are in the advanced stage of end and both these lines are supposed to be commissioned by the end of 2020.
The Metro corridors pass by heavily urbanised areas and the Metro stations are generally located in close proximity to residential and commercial development areas, there is an opportunity to give last-mile connectivity from Metro stations to nearby areas that would help decongest roads and increase pedestrian safety.
The Mumbai Metro Master Plan is developed to improve the traffic and transportation in Mumbai Metropolitan Region also to provide a metro system within a 1-km reach. MMRDA has planned a metro network of 14 lines of more than 337 kilometres long with more than 225 stations. A significant length of the network will be operational in the next 3-4 years.