mbta map support

april 8, 2021


Proposed Motion

The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) votes to approve this work program.

Project Identification

Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Classification

Not listed in federal fiscal year (FFY) 2021

Project Number 11496


Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Client Supervisor: Melissa Dullea

Project Supervisors

Principal: Jane M. Gillis
Manager: Kenneth Dumas

Funding Source

Future MBTA Contract

Schedule and Budget

Schedule: 36 months from notice to proceed

Budget: $18,000

Schedule and budget details are shown in Exhibits 1 and 2, respectively.
This budget was developed using a billing overhead rate of 106.0 percent as approved by the Boston Region MPO for state fiscal year (SFY) 2021. On each consecutive July 1, beginning with July 1, 2021, the overhead rate will be adjusted to reflect the SFY rate approved by the MPO.

Relationship to MPO Work

This studyis supported in full with non-MPO funding. Committing MPO staff to this project will not impinge on the quality or timeliness of MPO-funded work.



CTPS provides map-making support to the MBTA and has created many maps, including the MBTA System Map, District Maps, Bus Schedule Maps, Neighborhood Maps, Fare Increase Maps, and detour maps.


CTPS will update MBTA maps, as needed and upon request from the MBTA, within the budget provided for this project.

Task 1  Provide Map-making Support

Upon request from the MBTA, CTPS staff will update other existing CTPS-created MBTA maps.

Products of Task 1

Updated MBTA maps


The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) operates its programs, services, and activities in compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations. Title VI prohibits discrimination in federally assisted programs and requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin (including limited English proficiency), be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that receives federal assistance. Related federal nondiscrimination laws administered by the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, or both, prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, sex, and disability. The Boston Region MPO considers these protected populations in its Title VI Programs, consistent with federal interpretation and administration. In addition, the Boston Region MPO provides meaningful access to its programs, services, and activities to individuals with limited English proficiency, in compliance with U.S. Department of Transportation policy and guidance on federal Executive Order 13166.

The Boston Region MPO also complies with the Massachusetts Public Accommodation Law, M.G.L. c 272 sections 92a, 98, 98a, which prohibits making any distinction, discrimination, or restriction in admission to, or treatment in a place of public accommodation based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or ancestry. Likewise, the Boston Region MPO complies with the Governor's Executive Order 526, section 4, which requires that all programs, activities, and services provided, performed, licensed, chartered, funded, regulated, or contracted for by the state shall be conducted without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, disability, veteran's status (including Vietnam-era veterans), or background.

A complaint form and additional information can be obtained by contacting the MPO or at To request this information in a different language or in an accessible format, please contact

Title VI Specialist
Boston Region MPO
10 Park Plaza, Suite 2150
Boston, MA 02116
857.702.3700 (voice)
617.570.9193 (TTY)


Exhibit 1
MBTA Map Support

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Provide Map-making Support
From Quarter 1, Month 1 to Quarter 12, Month 3.

Exhibit 2
MBTA Map Support

Direct Salary and Overhead


Person-Weeks Direct
P-5 Total
Provide Map-making Support
5.3 5.3 $8,738 $9,262 $18,000
5.3 5.3 $8,738 $9,262 $18,000

Other Direct Costs



Future MBTA Contract