Poftak: MBTA needs more capacity to meet spending goals

T plans to up yearly repair budget to $1.5 billion

MBTA OFFICIALS WHO have struggled to meet existing capital spending goals want to pour much more into upkeep and modernization projects, a goal that could fuel activists’ demands for more revenue for the system. To spend $1.5 billion annually on state-of-good-repair projects, the T will need to boost its own operational capabilities, MBTA General Manager(...)

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