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Transportation secretary Richard Davey announced MBTA cuts Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Gobeille)

MBTA Will Raise Fares 23%, Cut $15 Million In Service

The state transportation department has decided to raise MBTA fares 23-percent and cut $15 million in service to close a huge budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year.

03/28/2012

Police identify this man as Timothy Potter.

Man Charged With Robbing NH Subway Restaurant At Gunpoint

Police have arrested a man accused of robbing a Subway restaurant at gunpoint in Manchester, N.H.

03/16/2012

Police identify this man as Timothy Potter.

NH Police Identify Man Who Robbed Subway At Gunpoint

Police say they are looking for a man who pointed a gun at a Subway sandwich shop clerk and two customers and stole cash from them in Manchester, N.H.

03/14/2012

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.

01/17/2012

(File Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Court Says Head Shake Should Stop Police Questions

A head shake is just as good as words for suspects to tell police they want to invoke their right to remain silent, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Friday.

01/13/2012

Bradley Jay BZ Studio 2

Bradley Jay: ‘Proposed MBTA Hike Is A Real Problem.’

Why can’t the MBTA get it together. Is it the union, mistakes in spending, the big dig debt? JUST FIX IT!!!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/04/2012

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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.

01/03/2012

The MBTA has launched a courtesy campaign to remind riders to be respectful.

MBTA Launches Courtesy Campaign

Acting GM Jonathan Davis says they wanted to use some humor to remind people to be respectful of fellow riders.

10/12/2011

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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.

09/27/2011

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…More Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Boston

Rain can ruin a lot of plans. But there are plenty of ways to turn around a dreary day in Boston, without having to worry about the weather.

CBS Boston–05/11/2011

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