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‘Workplaces close to stations, a necessity’

DNMUM439229 | 7/14/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :247 | Mumbai

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Walking to your workplace in a city like Mumbai may seem impossible for many. However the government is looking at Transit Oriented Development (TOD) which would allow development of offices and commercial spaces around railway and Metro stations.
The railway lines have perennially been an avenue of development for any area. Many residential colonies have come up next to the stations in recent years. The railway officials feel that workplaces close to railway stations are the need of the hour, and should be in the diameter of 1 km in and around railway stations, enabling people to walk the distance rather than using transport.
A senior railway official informs that a multi-crore suburban rail corridor at Panvel-Virar ro
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