MBTA pays $1M for advice on privatization savings
The MBTA is quietly paying nearly $1 million to a consultant to “assess the options” for outsourcing jobs and services throughout the cash-strapped transit agency, the Herald has learned — further fanning the flames in a public feud between Gov. Charlie Baker and unions intent on stopping privatization at the T.
At the MBTA’s request, the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company submitted a Sept. 9 proposal to acting general manager Brian Shortsleeve offering its help to “explore and implement new operating models,” according to a copy of the pitch obtained by the Herald and confirmed... read more
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