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To fulfill their responsibilities for providing public bus, trolley, trackless trolley, rapid transit, and (since 1964) commuter rail services to the Boston metropolitan area, the MTA and MBTA have been administered respectively by a board of public trustees and board of directors, both served by a general manager and a treasurer. The treasurer has submitted weekly financial statements to the MBTA board. Series consists of statement copies as maintained for reference by the general manager -- Included are data on bank fund balances; bond proceeds, federal funds, and temporary notes (amounts received/expended, balances, investments--with detail listing by maturity date/value, cost, bank, and investment type--and cash). Additional/related documents are in: Board of Trustees/Directors agendas, 1952-1970 ((M-Ar)1996).
The Boston Elevated Railway Company was established in 1894 and replaced successively by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in 1947 and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in 1964.
Lacks files for 1969-1970.
Agency history record (CStRLIN)MASVAH0389-A describes the history and functions of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.