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Fiscal & Management Control Board Meeting

Meeting Info

Date: March 27, 2017 at 12:00pm   Add to Calendar

Location: MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Transportation Board Room, Boston, MA

Attendees: Board Members

Event Description


MBTA Fiscal & Management Control Board 

Transportation Board Room

10 Park Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts

March 27, 2017 – 12:00 PM





A. Call to order by the Chairperson


B. Public comment period for items appearing on this agenda


C. Meeting Minutes

Approval of March 20, 2017 meeting minutes


D. Report from the Acting General Manager

Discussion of financial performance and other related matters

Winthrop Routes


E. Report from the Chief Operating Officer

Discussion of system performance and other related matters


F. FMCB Public Schedule                                                     

Review of upcoming FMCB agenda items.


G. FY18 Budget Options

Discussion of critical hires for operations


H. Service Pilot Policy

Discussion and possible action


I. Bus Service Improvement - Part 1:

Discussion of tools to address bus crowding


J. Bus Service Improvements - Part 2:

Discussion and possible action on service plan implementation


K. Positive Train Control (PTC) on Commuter Rail

Discussion of communications plan for the suspension of weekend service





K. Approval of February 6, March 6, March 13 and

March 20, 2017 executive session meeting minutes.


L. Discussion of strategy related to collective bargaining.