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'Fix the T' Calculator—How Would You Close the Budget Gap?

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council created an online calculator that allows residents to choose how to close the T's $161 million budget gap.

There's been an outcry over that the agency says are necessary to close a $161 million budget gap next year.

So what would you do?

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) created an online 'Fix the T' calculator at fixthet.mapc.org that allows residents to choose how they would make up the MBTA's current shortfall.

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According to a release from the MAPC, the MBTA is preparing to adopt a budget by April 15.

"MAPC created this budget calculator to collect these ideas in one place and give people an opportunity to come up with their own plan," the release said. Even better, the website includes a link that allows users to share their ideas with their legislators."

Visit fixthet.mapc.org today to try your hand at fixing the MBTA’s budget and tell us the solutions you came up with in the comments below.

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