MBTA Fare Hike, Service Cut Plan Approved
New rates and cuts will start in July.
The Board of Directors for the MBTA has approved its final plan to raise fares and make service cuts, some of which would impact Brookline, according to the State House News Service and Boston Globe Twitter accounts.
The board, in a 4-1 vote, approved the plan which will raise fares by 23 percent and make cuts to bus routes, commuter rail service, and alter THE RIDE service, among other moves.
The new rates will take affect on July 1.
Stay tuned for updates to this story.