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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 6A: Office of performance management and innovation; goals

Section 6A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the goals established by the office of performance management and innovation under subsection (b) of section 6 shall include, but not be limited to: (1) for the division of highways, the reduction of commuting times by at least 10 per cent in each region for each rolling 5–year period, after adjusting for seasonal variations and for changes in the economic activity in the region; (2) for the division of highways, the reduction of fatalities by at least 10 per cent for each rolling 5–year period; (3) for the division of highways, the reduction of the accident rate by at least 10 per cent for each rolling 5–year period; (4) for the division of highways, the reduction of the administrative disbursement rate per mile by at least 10 per cent for each rolling 5–year period; (5) for the division of highways, increasing the maintenance disbursements per mile by at least the same total dollar amount as the total dollar amount saved by the reduction of the administrative disbursement rate per mile under clause (4), for each corresponding 5–year period; (6) for the Mass Transit division, a decrease in the urban transit bus fleet age for each transit authority of at least 10 per cent for each rolling 5–year period; (7) for the Mass Transit division, a reduction of fatalities as a result of transit accidents in each transit authority by at least 10 per cent for each rolling 5–year period; (8) for the Mass Transit division, an increase in the farebox recovery ratio of at least 10 per cent for each transit authority for each rolling 5–year period; (9) for the Mass Transit division, an increase in the on-time performance percentage for each transit authority of at least 2 per cent for each rolling 5–year period, until that percentage reaches 98 per cent; and (10) for the Mass Transit division, an increase of at least 5 per cent in the revenue miles per active vehicle reported to the Federal Transit Administration for each transit authority for each rolling 5–year period.