Outside Section 202
Data Current as of: 8/19/2015
(a) The control board shall formulate and recommend a plan to the secretary to stabilize and strengthen the finances, management, operations and asset condition of the authority. The control board shall develop performance metrics and measure items included in the plan. The plan shall: (i) provide a safe, reliable and sustainable transit system consistent with the comprehensive state transportation plan under section 11 of chapter 6C of the General Laws; (ii) establish fiscal stability, including short-term and long-term planning to ensure that the authority's budgets are aligned with its operational and capital needs; (iii) reorient the authority to focus on providing better service to its current riders and on attracting future riders; (iv) facilitate sound management and a safe and effective workplace consistent with section 7 of said chapter 6C; and (v) develop a financially responsible, long-range approach to preserving and modernizing the authority's assets and meeting future needs for regional transit facilities and services consistent with the program for mass transportation required by paragraph (g) of section 5 of chapter 161A of the General Laws.