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1.Why our cities are sinking!

At some places, we are dangerously close to breaking point; at others, we are skirting disaster.

2.Mumbai's GMLR project secures all mandatory clearances

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC’s) Goregaon-Mulund Link Road (GMLR) project, which connects the eastern and western suburbs, has secured all mandatory clearances.

3.Goregaon-Mulund Link Road in Mumbai secures all mandatory clearances

Construction will involve two underground parallel tunnels of 4.7 km

4.Bombay High Court asks BMC to maintain status quo on Mumbai Coastal Road project

The Bombay High Court has reportedly directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to stop coastal roadwork and maintain a status quo till June 3.

5.Mumbai re-auditing says six more bridges are dangerous, here’s more

While the earlier audit undertaken by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had suggested 11 bridges in the suburbs of Mumbai that are dangerous and need to be demolished, six more have now been added to this list. The count of road-over-bridges and foot-over-bridges in the suburbs that need to be demolished now stand at 17.

6.Bombay High Court asks BMC to maintain status quo on coastal roadwork

An affidavit has been filed questioning the grant of CRZ clearance

7.Foot over bridge collapses in Navi Mumbai

Fire brigade personnel were rushed to the spot and the injured were reportedly admitted to nearby hospital

8.CST bridge fit to use, suggested audit report

The mishap has reportedly claimed six lives, while injured several others

9.Multiple issues, no easy solutions

No discussion about Mumbai’s notoriously land-starved real estate market is complete without mentioning the massive tracts of land held by various government and non-government agencies and bodies. Arguably, Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) is currently one of the largest landowners in the country’s otherwise land-scarce financial capital.

10.Smooth ride ahead for Mumbai?

The poor quality of roads is a perennial concern in Mumbai, which abounds with potholes, roads under construction, and poorly maintained and shoddily repaired thoroughfares – all problems that are exacerbated in the monsoon.