MBTA workers urge board not to outsource their jobs
June 6, 2016
By State House News Service | June 6, 2016
About a half dozen people tasked with cash-handling duties within the MBTA urged the transit agency’s overseers on Monday not to outsource the agency’s money room operations.
Looking at an overhaul of the MBTA’s fare collection systems, agency officials have considered employing a private vendor that could take responsibility when fare gates fail. Under the current system, when fare gates are stuck open, the T can miss out on rider revenue.
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