Fare Hikes

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Report: 631 MBTA Employees Made More Than $100,000 Last Year

The MBTA has hired nearly 900 new employees in the past two years even as the transit agency struggles with deep debt that has prompted proposals for fare hikes.


MBTA Alcohol Ads

Bradley Jay: ‘The MBTA Should Not Ban Alchohol Adds.’

The MBTA Should Leave Parenting To Parents.

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Newton Mayor Setti Warren speaks at a meeting over proposed MBTA fare hikes. (Photo from Bernice Corpuz)

MBTA Riders Express Concern Over Proposed Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

The first of 20 meetings over proposed fare hikes and service cuts were held in Newton and Worcester.


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MBTA Fare Hike Meetings To Begin This Week

Riders will have a chance to sound off on proposed MBTA fare hikes and service cuts when the T begins a series of public meetings this week.



MBTA Proposes Steep Fare Hikes, Massive Service Cuts

Under one scenario, a bus ride could jump from $1.25 to $1.75 while a subway ride could jump from $1.70 to $2.40.


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Fare Hikes, Service Cuts Loom For MBTA

State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey says the MBTA will unveil a list of potential fare increases and service cuts in January.



Davey: MBTA Fare Hikes Almost Impossible To Avoid

A list of possible fare hikes and service cuts is being put together to help the MBTA close a huge budget gap.



Possible MBTA Fare Hikes To Be Discussed At Meeting

MBTA fare hike proposals are expected to come up at a meeting of the MBTA and Mass. Department of Transportation boards Wednesday afternoon.


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Discussions Underway To Increase MBTA Fares

A vote could come in the spring, and fares would go up on July first.



Keller @ Large: MBTA Fare Hikes Possible Next Year

It’s clear that money has been tight at the MBTA, but are fare hikes the best solution? Jon Keller is at large.