Massachusetts Senate leaders yesterday released their proposal to reform the state's transportation system with the goal of bringing efficiency and cost-savings to roadways, bridges, and mass transit operations.

Senate President Therese Murray and Senate Transportation chairman Steven Baddour announced a plan to combine the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and the Massachusetts Highway Department into one government agency called Massachusetts Surface Transportation, or MassTrans.

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