Rail

MBTA considers selling station names

Posted on June 27, 2012

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) presented a plan to the agency’s financing board to sell naming rights for 11 stations, making it one of the first transit systems to put station names up for bid, boston.com reported.

Selling the naming rights could bring $18.4 million total a year if 11 prominent stations found sponsors. MBTA plans to use the funds to upgrade Wi-Fi on the commuter rail, improve access for the visually impaired and upgrade the stations’ aesthetics, an agency official told boston.com. For the full story, click here.

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