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MBTA looking to outsource maintenance, save $26M annually

Posted on March 7, 2017

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BOSTON — CBS Boston reports that the MBTA is proposing to outsource bus maintenance operations at four Boston-area garages as part of a plan to save $26 million.

Under the plan, bus drivers would continue to be MBTA employees but a contractor would be responsible for upkeep of the vehicles, using union mechanics who would not work for the T.

The move is the latest effort by the transit system to reduce costs through outsourcing. For the full story, click here.

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