Dream ride

the idea seems too good to be true: a community-owned mass transit system for Mumbai. But the Konkan Railway Corporation Limited with its skybus project has envisioned just that. Apart from bringing down pollution levels in the city (it will run on electricity), the new proposal will be owned by the people travelling in it. The government of Maharashtra has already commissioned a project, which is scheduled to take off within two years. Konkan Railway Corporation Limited, the company that has indigenously developed this technology, foresees that along a 10-km route for a city like Mumbai, a 10 sq km area