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T needs better management before money

One year ago   |   By Boston Herald

One would be hard-pressed to think of a successful business model that emphasizes cutting costs on personnel and operations while boosting capital investments, and then seeking more funding to right the ship when everything goes to hell.
But while the MBTA is many things, a successful business it is not.
In news that surprises no one, the MBTA Green Line was suspended yesterday between Haymarket and Park Street stations after riders saw sparks shooting out of overhead wires. The incident was the caustic coda to Monday's safety review panel report that found the MBTA MIA when it comes to...
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