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Peering off the edge of the MBTA’s fiscal cliff

Disappointing fare revenues, a pile of debt and the end of federal pandemic relief money have pushed the MBTA to the financial limit. How did we get here, and what
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MBTA Plans to Offer Half-Priced Fares for Low-Income Riders Later This Year

During Friday’s Audit and Finance Subcommittee meeting of the MBTA board of directors, MBTA officials announced their intention to implement a new half-priced fare for low-income riders within the next
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MBTA riders and workers applaud Governor Healey’s call for permanent funding for a low-income fare

Reduced T costs will bring affordability and equity to thousands of Massachusetts residents  BOSTON – The Public Transit Public Good coalition issued the following statement in support of Governor Maura
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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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