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The MBTA had a rough weekend, with multiple delays across the system for Saturday’s Pride Parade and a derailment that injured 10 riders on the D branch of the Green Line near Kenmore Square (Boston Globe). “The pace of improvement on the MBTA is still far too slow,” Chris Dempsey of Transportation for Massachusetts told […]
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MIT Study: High Fares Limit Low-Income Households’ Mobility

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A team of MIT researchers today announced the results of a study that concluded that a discounted transit fare for low-income households could offer significant benefits to those households without necessarily contributing to peak-hour crowding in the MBTA system. In a new whitepaper, “How Low-income Transit Riders in Boston Respond to Discounted Fares: A Randomized […]