Tuesday, January 17, 2012

"I just don’t see that as a reality"

... Carriera wonders how she will get to work if potential cuts that would eliminate commuter rail service on weekends and after 10 p.m. during the week come to fruition. 
“I can’t imagine not having this,” the 26-year-old Franklin resident said yesterday as she waited for a train at the Dean College station. “I don’t know what I would do.” 
Needing to close a $161 million gap in next year’s budget, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority released two scenarios that would see fares rise by 35 to 43 percent and include service cuts on rail lines, buses and ferries.

Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x873521975/MBTA-considering-fare-hikes-service-cuts#ixzz1ji8n5P9n

The MBTA has published their full listing of public meetings on the proposed fare increase. The MDN article doesn't include that link but it is available here

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