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    OUR MISSION
    is to provide public oversight
    of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority as well
    as technical assistance and information

    on behalf of the 176 community members of the
    Advisory Board and the transit riding public.
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    Their cloth face covering may protect you.
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    Stay at least 6 feet away from others
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    The MBTA Advisory Board tracks the
    service delivered by the MBTA.

    We consolidate the MBTA’s daily reports and monitor how many scheduled trips were not run and why.
    This information allows the MBTA’s customers to evaluate MBTA service and, hopefully, track improvements.

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    If you have questions
    regarding the MBTA or the MBTA Advisory Board
    please contact the staff at any time. info@mbtaadvisoryboard.com

OUR MISSION

OUR MISSION is to provide public oversight of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation. Authority as well as technical assistance and information on behalf of the 176 community members of the Advisory Board and the transit riding public.
If you have questions regarding the MBTA or the MBTA Advisory Board, please contact the staff at any time. Brian Kane– Acting Executive Director Deborah Gaul– Executive Assistant Our office is located at: 177 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02111 Phone: 617-426-6054 - Fax: 617-451-2054

About Us

The chief elected official of each of the 176 cities and towns in the district, or his or her designee.

  • is a voting member. Each municipality has one vote plus fractions of votes equivalent to its weighted proportion of the deficit (Chapter 161A, Section 7A). As assessments change, so does the precise weight of each municipal vote.
  • The staff researches issues requiring Advisory Board vote, provides analysis for Board committees, publishes reports for the Board, and coordinates meetings for the voting process. Under the guidance of the Finance Committee, staff provides a detailed analysis of all MBTA budget proposals preparatory to Advisory Board votes. The Board also has a line item transfer policy, which ensures consistent control of Authority expenditures in line with an approved budget. Working with the Board committees, staff monitor Authority expenditures, transfer of funds, and service delivery, enabling an analysis of trends and flagging of specific areas management might explore to further cost effectiveness and increase productivity.

Provide public oversight of MBTA expenditure through a rigorous, MassDOT Board policy-mandated review of MBTA annual operating budget. is a voting member.
Each municipality has one vote plus fractions of votes equivalent to its weighted proportion of the deficit (Chapter 161A, Section 7A). As assessments change, so does the precise weight of each municipal vote.
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NEXT MBTA ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, November 4th 10:00AM – 11:30AM. DOWNLOAD - Agenda-11-4-20.pdf

FMCB, April 13, 2020



MBTA Advisory Board 9/17/20 meeting



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