MMRDA plans bicycle on hire facility for metro commuters between Dahisar and Andheri | Mumbai information


Mumbai: As a way to present final mile connectivity to commuters, the Mumbai Metropolitan Area Growth MMRDA is mulling over offering commuters with a facility of renting bicycles from outdoors metro stations of the upcoming two metro corridors between Dahisar and Andheri.

This can be on the traces of renting cycles for the operational Versova-Ghatkopar Metro-1 hall. The MMRDA will open up partially the Metro-2A hall between Dahisar and Dahanukarwadi and Metro-7 hall between Dahisar East and Aarey Colony metro station by mid-Could, and your complete hall by October 2022.

In response to MMRDA officers they’re in talks with firms offering bicycles on hire and are planning to allocate devoted house for it outdoors each metro station to make sure final mile connectivity for metro commuters. An analogous experiment was achieved on the present operational Metro hall two years in the past.

SVR Srinivas, metropolitan commissioner of the MMRDA stated, “We’re exploring for commuters to hire a bicycle from metro stations as soon as the 2 metro corridors are made operational within the subsequent two months. This can be achieved to make sure there may be final mile connectivity from the metro station to the top vacation spot of the commuter.”

Srinivas added, “We’re within the last levels the place trial runs for Metro-2A and Metro-7 are ongoing and as soon as the security certificates is issued, we’ll begin the companies for commuters.”

In response to MMRDA officers, the security certificates is anticipated for Metro-2A and Metro-7 by the top of March, and submit this within the subsequent one month the 2 Metro stations will begin their operations overlaying 20-km between Dahisar and Goregaon as a part of the primary section.

In the meantime, MMRDA has additionally requested Brihanmumbai Electrical Provide and Transport (BEST) to function new bus companies that may act as feeder companies. As a part of this, the BEST has stated that it’ll introduce 25 new routes between Dahisar and Andheri as two new Metro traces get operational. As different metro corridors within the metropolis develop into operational, BEST will function a complete of 175 new bus routes to facilitate a clean commute.

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