The above image depicts an highway on the left and a MBTA train on the right.

Focus40 is the 25-year investment plan to position the MBTA to meet the needs of the Greater Boston region in 2040.

While the MBTA focuses every day on improving service for today's customer, the evolving and dynamic nature of the region it serves argues for a long-term vision as well.  Focus40 is developing a long-term investment strategy that recognizes both today's infrastructure challenges as well as the shifting demographics, changing climate, and evolving technologies that may collectively alter the role the MBTA will play in the Greater Boston of the future.

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Join us for the next Focus40 event on March 15, 5:00PM - 8:00PM at the MIT Media Lab. More details here.

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Focus40 began with an assessment of the state of today's system before considering the changing world that the MBTA must serve in the future. View our process here. You can also view the Focus40 process in Spanish, Chinese, and Haitian Creole.  

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