What Will It Take to Rein in the MTA’s Outrageous Construction Costs?

“What we found,” Rosenthal said, “was that basically, every step of the process leads to cost increases, from the initial design of the project to the contract close-out and getting it open.”

Those conclusions are echoed in a new report from the Regional Plan Association [PDF], which outlines 11 policy measures to rein in MTA capital construction costs.

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