Report points out ways MTA needs to cut construction costs

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's soaring construction costs are coming under fire in a new report.

The study by the Regional Plan Association says the agency needs to improve its management of large projects, reduce inefficiency, and end rules that lead to the hiring of more workers than needed.

Their report says outdated policies, political interference, and a lack of accountability are among the reasons why New York is the most expensive city in the world for transit projects.

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