MBTA board approves fare hikes

The MBTA fiscal and management control board on March 7 approved system-wide fare hikes that amount to an average 9.3 percent increase that will go into effect July 1, according to a press release.

The board vote means:

  • Bus Pass increases to $55, while a LinkPass goes to $84.50
  • Outer Express Bus at existing prices
  • Bus fares: Cash/Ticket $2.00, CharlieCard $1.70
  • A transit ride with a CharlieCard goes to $2.25, while with a CharlieTicket or cash goes to $2.75
  • Free transfer extended to bus-rail-bus trips
  • A single cash price to ride a bus decreases by ten cents
  • Student Pass at $30 (12 months), Senior Pass at $30

For more information, visit MBTA.com.

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