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GREEN LINE WEIGHS HEAVILY IN MBTA'S LONG-TERM FLEET PLANS

By Andy Metzger

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

BOSTON, MARCH 20, 2017....Gov. Charlie Baker has repeatedly emphasized the need to focus on the MBTA's nuts and bolts infrastructure problems, improving signal systems, track and third rail.

Yet, there are other larger capital questions bearing down on the MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board.


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