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MBTA Fare Hearing, Boston, February 13, 2012MassDOT and the MBTA thank the thousands of people who have attended the Fare and Service Public Meetings and let their voices be heard. 

The T reports a total of 4,299 attendees and 1,254 speakers at meetings held through February 16, in addition to more than 4,600 submitted e-mail comments. 

Ten additional public meetings are scheduled beginning Monday, February 27 through March 12. 

The public is encouraged to participate. 

Times and locations for upcoming meetings are as follows:

 

Monday, February 27, 6:00-8:00 PM, Winthrop DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street
Tuesday, February 28, 6:00-8:00 PM, Somerville High School Auditorium, 81 Highland Avenue
Wednesday, February 29, 6:00-8:00 PM, Cambridge Citywide Senior Ctr, 806 Massachusetts Avenue
Thursday, March 1, 6:00-8:00 PM, Waltham Government Center Auditorium, 119 School 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 fareproposal@mbta.com.

The MBTA’s public outreach process continues with the acceptance of public comment through March 12, 2012 electronically at mbta.com, by email at fareproposal@mbta.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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