BOSTON (CBS) – This Week At The WBZ Water Cooler: MBTA officials on Wednesday recommended an average 23% fare hike but far fewer reductions in service than originally feared.

The T says cost-saving measures and one-time revenues are helping stave off deeper cuts.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Rod Fritz has the story:

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