THANE: The green tax collected from 15-year-old vehicles by the Thane Regional Transport Office (RTO) lies unutilized with regard to curbing rising pollution levels.

Mumbai: Mumbai may no longer be among the world’s top-ranking cities in the quality of life it offers, but there is reason for hope yet.

The Bombay high court on Monday directed the state government to issue a circular to all civic bodies to ensure that no construction or reclamation is permitted on wetlands in Maharashtra.

Mumbai: Why is the state government sitting on the policy guidelines to regulate cell tower installation across Maharashtra though they were drafted two years ago, ask citizens from Thane, Navi Mum

Residents have dubbed Thane as a “garbage city” since it generates nearly 92,000 kg of plastic trash daily and there is little scope proper disposal.

The “Development of Solar Cities” programme by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, is an immense opportunity for contributing towards a sustainable India in the coming years.

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) wants the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority to make a few changes in the proposed route of monorail to avoid congested areas.

Trip-end models for the city of Thane in Maharashtra have been developed based on data from Thane Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) study carried out in 2000. Each zone in the study area was either classified as a Residential or a Central Business District (CBD) zone, and separate models were developed for trip productions and attractions for both the zonal classifications.

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After stiff opposition from activists, the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has scrapped its ambitious project of conducting the tree census through Global Positioning System (GPS) and Global Information System (GIS). Instead, it is now planning to opt for the manual census done with the help of digital photography.

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