The Patrick administration make a deal with the Turnpike Authority, but the MBTA actually has been the better financial manager -- and that in spite being saddled an $8.1 billion debt, the interest from which consumes 27 percent of the T's operating budget. That's part of a Boston Globe editorial today (read the entire editorial here)..
MBTA chief Dan Grabauskas will be talking with Boston.com readers at noon today. if you've got a quick question, send it along in advance. This link should get you to the chat room, which should be running by mid-morning for early questions,\
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