MBTA to Weigh Fare Hikes and Service Cuts

Friday, 30 Dec 2011 – Kyle Cheney – State House News Service BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – State transportation officials will hold more than 20 meetings on proposals for MBTA fare hikes and service cuts, the Patrick administration disclosed Friday, offering the clearest insight yet on a process that T Chief

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MBTA ridership hits 1.3 million per weekday in November for third month in a row

12/30/2011 4:35 PM – By Amanda Cedrone, Globe Correspondent MBTA ridership averaged more than 1.3 million per weekday in November, the third straight month above 1.3 million, helping to make 2011 the T’s busiest year since 2008, officials said today. Ridership last month averaged 1.312 million on weekdays, said MBTA General Manager Jonathan Davis

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OUR OPINION: Time to get serious about funding public transit

Editorial – Patriot Ledger – Dec 28, 2011 Here’s today quiz: In the next month, the MBTA will say: a) It is broke b) It needs more state money c) It has to raise fares

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