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MBTA board votes in favor of fare increases
Mass April 4th Protests Against MBTA Service Cuts
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.
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.
BREAKING: MBTA board votes in favor of fare increases
Amid protests, MBTA board OKs fare hikes, service cuts
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MBTA board ready to vote on proposed fare increases
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One vote away from major MBTA changes
April 3, 2012
By Steve Annear, Metro
It all comes down to this.
Months of protests, public hearings that drew thousands of commentators, and nearly 6,000 e-mails sent to T officials in regards to proposed MBTA fare hikes and service cuts have culminated to one final vote expected today.