The city has implemented first generation reforms and clean fuel programs are running successfully. Many projects have been proposed to upscale the public transportation system in the city and the city’s future depends on the implementation and efficiency of these initiatives.
Action on vehicles
The city has introduced Bharat Stage Euro IV norms for vehicles in 2010
Sulphur content in transport fuels have been reduced to 50 ppm.
Low smoke 2-T oil and pre-mix facilities are available
Benzene content in gasoline reduced to 1 percent.
The city has implemented one of the largest CNG programme in the country. No. of vehicles: 190,926. This includes 1,547 buses, 130,447 autos, 1,829 light commercial vehicles, 56,061 cars and taxis,1,042 other vehicles. There are 136 CNG stations to serve these vehicles
15 LPG dispensing stations have been set up
5 % ethanol blended gasoline has been introduced
Old commercial vehicles to be phased out unless they are converted to run on LPG /CNG
Recommendation of the VM Lal Committee report in restraints on car usage are being examined
Monorail is under construction and will start functioning in 2011
BEST and suburban railway services proposed to be integrated with monorail stations
New and advanced buses have been introduced in many parts of the city
BRTS has been proposed for some routes
Skywalks have been constructed in many parts of Mumbai
Action on industrial pollution
Some of the polluting industrial units have been relocated away from the city
Almost all the Industries have been provided with pollution control systems