Fare increases on MBTA?

Commuters could be looking at a potential 15%-20% increase in fares on the MBTA this fall, even if the state plugs some of that agency’s overwhelming debt.

According to Boston.com, Transportation Secretary James Aloisi said the increase – which would hopefully stave off other increases for the next few years – will go through a public process along with other options, including possible service cuts.


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  1. Well, maybe one thing they can do is make sure that the conductors on the afternoon outbound charge fares to people getting on the train in Westborough and Grafton. I wonder across the system how many people ride the train for free. I have taken to just buying a round trip ticket in the morning so I make sure I actually pay. If not I could ride the train home for free every single day.

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