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Governor Maura Healey signs a new state budget with $5M included for a low-income fare program

“Today, we celebrate a major milestone in our fight to create an affordable, accessible MBTA. Thank you to our Representatives, Senators, and the Healey Administration for passing a new state
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Low-Income MBTA Fares Back On Track With Budget Directive

BOSTON (State House News Service) – More than two years after the last legislative push died and with multiple MBTA analyses already complete, the long campaign to roll out a
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Historic $5M state investment in MBTA to help low-income riders access affordable public transit in Massachusetts

Boston – In a landmark vote, the Massachusetts legislature has allocated $5 million to fund a means-tested MBTA fare system for low-income riders in the state. This milestone achievement marks
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MBTA Board approves new operating budget that includes $5M to establish a reduced fare program for low-income riders

“We are thrilled to see the MBTA commit to launching a low-income fare program! Last week, the Board approved a new operating budget that includes $5 million to establish a
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Edwards: Low-income T fares a fair deal for Mass. workers

Every day, hardworking Massachusetts residents face a difficult dilemma: pay for transportation to get to work or afford basic necessities. This is an unfair and unnecessary burden on those who
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MBTA staff present plans for Low-Income Fare implementation, signal affordability as new budget priority

BOSTON — Transit riders and workers, community leaders, and members of the Public Transit Public Good (PTPG) coalition joined forces to speak out for the implementation of a low-income fare
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