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MBTA refund plan includes free fares, discounted passes

Posted on March 13, 2015

BOSTON — The board of directors of the state Department of Transportation voted to give Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuters who pay cash for a ticket free rides on April 24 across its entire system, The Sun Chronicle reported.

Additionally, monthly commuter rail passes for May will come with a 15% discount. Commuters who paid for passes this winter and either got no service or disruptive services during snowstorms had said they should be fully compensated, but Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack said full reimbursement would have been too expensive. For the full story, click here.

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