MUMBAI: Mumbai is the most car-congested city in India.
The density of private cars in Mumbai soared 18% in just two years to 510 cars for every kilometre of road.
In the western suburbs, Andheri and Goregaon had several residential and commercial hubs where car population has swelled over the years.
“There is an urgent need to set up a parking authority to implement the new parking policy, and impose congestion tax in business hubs,” said A V Shenoy of Mumbai Transport Forum.
It will free up road space and allow movement of 50% more vehicles, especially buses,” he said, adding that rising car population also leads to pollution.Transport commissioners, in the past, have suggested ways to control growth of car population in Mumbai.
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