Expect taller buildings near Metro, Monorail stations in Mumbai

The civic body’s controversial plan to allow taller buildings and higher density development around Mumbai’s mass transit corridors is back on track. While the state is yet to formulate a policy regulating floor space index (FSI) for transit-oriented development (TOD), the approved Development Control and Promotion Regulation (DCPR) has given an in-principle nod to TOD around mass transit corridors such as the Metro and the Monorail.