It’s a parking garage. But in Brattleboro, the Transportation Center is better known for its problems.

A dozen people loiter this month in front of the downtown Brattleboro Transportation Center on Flat Street. Photo by Kevin O’Connor/VTDigger

BRATTLEBORO — This town’s Boys & Girls Club prides itself on being a safe place for young people, be it through its Covid-19 health procedures, annual facility assessments or mandatory staff background checks.

The municipal Transportation Center three doors down — where vandals left the club van undrivable this month while it was parked in a $1,000-a-year space — is another story.

“We can attest to ongoing public alcohol and drug use and sales, intoxication, littering and loitering,” club