The MBTA recently proposed fare and service changes to help close the MBTA’s $161 million budget deficit for FY2013. The MBTA is holding more than 20 public meetings to allow T riders to be heard about the proposed changes and thanks all those who participated in the first four meetings.
The public discussion continues next week with the following public meetings:
Monday January 23, Boston- 1:00-3:00 PM, Transportation Building, Floor 2 Conference Rooms 2-3, 10 Park Plaza
Monday, January 23, Boston- 4:30-6:30 PM, Transportation Building, Floor 2 Conference Rooms 2-3, 10 Park Plaza
Tuesday, January 24, Attleboro- 4:30-8:00 PM, Attleboro High School, 100 Rathbun Willard Drive
Wednesday, January 25, Salem – 6:00-8:00 PM, City Hall Annex 3rd Floor Conference Room, 120 Washington Street
For a full list of future public meetings and information, please visit MBTA.com/join the discussion.
Have your voice heard by sending an email with your questions, comments, and ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MBTA’s public outreach process continues with the acceptance of public comment through March 1, 2012 electronically at mbta.com, by email at email@example.com, via mail to MBTA, Ten Park Plaza, Boston, Ma 02116, Attention: Fare Proposal Committee, and by phone at 617-222-3200/ TTY (617) 222-5146.
A final fare increase and service reduction recommendation will be made to the MBTA’s Board of Directors this spring and changes will be implemented on July 1, 2012.
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