Details have started to emerge from a forthcoming report on what ails the T and how to fix it. In the wake of the T's collapse and paralysis this past winter, Governor Charlie Baker convened a panel of experts, and they're focusing on the need to control spending, low labor productivity, and the high cost of maintenance. The panel will release its full report later this week.
David Scharfenberg, politics and public policy for The Boston Globe. He tweets @dscharfGlobe.
The Boston Globe: "An expert panel convened by Governor Charlie Baker to diagnose problems at the MBTA faults the agency for “limited cost control, low labor productivity, and high maintenance costs,” according to a draft of the group’s report, set to be released this week."
This segment aired on April 6, 2015.