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MBTA fares will go up, raise cost for seniors and students


April 4, 2012
By Steve Annear, Metro

For the first time in more than five years, MBTA riders will have to dig deeper into their pockets and pay higher fares to ride public transit.

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MBTA board OKs fare hikes, service cuts


April 4, 2012
By Richard Weir, Boston Herald

It will cost more to ride the T after the MBTA’s board of directors today approved an average 23 percent increase in fares despite vocal protests from riders.

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DAY OF ACTION #A4BOS PART I: MBTA HEARING


April 4, 2012
By Alex Ramirez, Dig

Yesterday, Occupy Boston, ACE, T Rider’s Union, MassUniting, Amalgamated Transit Union, and other organizations joined together for a National Day of Action for Transportation.

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MBTA board votes in favor of fare increases


April 4, 2012
By Steve Annear, Metro

People will pay more to ride the MBTA starting in July.

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Mass April 4th Protests Against MBTA Service Cuts


April 4, 2012
By Chris Faraone, The Phoenix

As one elderly Red Line rider explained at today's public MBTA hearing at the Mass Transportation Building: the fight for rider's rights isn't a new one.

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Mass. board approves fare hikes, cuts on T


April 4, 2012
By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press

The MBTA board on Wednesday approved an average 23 percent fare hike for riders along with modest cuts in services, while acknowledging the measures might be nothing more than a one-year patch for the chronically underfunded transit system.

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MBTA board approves fare hikes, modest service cuts; dozens speak against plan at packed meeting in Boston


April 4, 2012
By Eric Moskowitz, Globe

After a tumultuous meeting that included speeches by dozens of people unhappy with the prospect of paying more to ride the public transit system, the MBTA board voted 4-1 this afternoon to raise most subway fares 30 cents, bus fares 25 cents, and commuter rail fares by $1.25 or more, starting July 1.

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BREAKING: MBTA board votes in favor of fare increases


April 4, 2012
By Steve Annear, Metro

People will pay more to ride the MBTA starting in July.

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Amid protests, MBTA board OKs fare hikes, service cuts


April 4, 2012
By Colleen Quinn, Wicked Local Lexington

The MBTA board voted 4-1 Wednesday, April 4, to raise fares by an average of 23 percent, cut some service routes, and double the price of rides for disabled commuters using the RIDE service.

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Mass April 4th Protests Against MBTA Service Cuts - Morning Edition


April 4, 2012
by Chris Faraone, The Boston Phoenix

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