The plan is ambi­tious,” said Stephanie Pol­lack, a trans­porta­tion spe­cialist at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “And it’s depressing that this is con­sid­ered ambi­tious when most of the money is going to fixing what we have now.”

But, she said, “this is prob­ably the first time in decades that Mass­a­chu­setts has stepped back and said, ‘Here’s what we need to do for the next quarter century.’ ”

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