The MBTA offers fare and pass discounts for seniors, persons with disabilities, passengers who are blind/visually impaired and junior-high and high school students, regardless of residency. Children 11 and under ride for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Seniors 65 and over can ride local buses for $.40, inner express buses for $1.40, and outer express buses for $2.00. Seniors can also ride MBTA subway service for $.60 and commuter rail or boat services for 50% off the regular full fare. Seniors can purchase a monthly pass good for unlimited travel on local bus and subway for $20.
Discounted rides and passes require a Senior CharlieCard.
Find out how to get a Senior Card or other discounted fare opportunities by visiting the T web site here.
Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced