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The MBTA is looking for a firm to put ads on Charlie Cards, but do you want them there?
Numerous organizations have reported that the MBTA is facing a $161 million deficit come July, and proposals including fare hikes and selling the naming rights of T stations are just some of the plans being considered. One cost-cutting idea is going forward without much public comment, though, and we want to know what you think. According to an article in the Boston Business Journal, former head of the MBTA, Richard Davey, met with Trans Metro Media, a Boston-based firm headed by Nathan Spencer (whose LinkedIn profile also lists him as a current member of the MBTA Rider Oversight Committee), and Spencer and Co. pitched Davey the idea of advertising on Charlie Cards. Davey liked it, and now, according to the MBTA site for Bidding And …