Tag: fare hike

MBTA considering fare policy changes

GateHouse News Service | By Andy Metzger | Dec 29, 2013 Malden — Transit officials plan to consider changes to the price differential between a bus ride and a subway ride, limit cash transactions and potentially offer certain fares that correspond to a traveler’s ability to pay, according to MBTA Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Davis. …

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Rise in Attacks on MBTA Drivers Includes Urine Throwing

Bostinno | Emily Payne | June 11, 2013 The MBTA consistently churns out horrid, hilarious, and shocking news stories for the city of Boston. From the poop bus to frisky riders, it’s always an adventure. A not-so-funny reality is that attacks on MBTA drivers is on the rise: 50 assaults have been reported this year, which is about a …

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MBTA says ridership increased in 2012, despite fare hike

By Todd Feathers | Globe Correspondent | 01/31/2013 MBTA ridership increased in 2012 — with an average daily ridership of 1.3 million — despite a summer hike in bus and train fares, T officials said today. Last year, 400 million people rode the T, a 2.3 percent increase over 2011. The increase defied the expectations …

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