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MBTA board taps new GM

State transportation officials have selected the head of Atlanta’s transit system to be the new general manager of the MBTA.

Beverly A. Scott, general manager and chief executive of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, was selected by the board of directors for the MBTA and the state Department of Transportation. She beat out the second semifinalist, Atlanta’s No. 2, Dwight Ferrell.

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