BOSTON — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) outlined several options Tuesday for compensating passengers who endured weeks of delays, cancellations and system-wide shutdowns as more than 8 feet of snow battered the region, reported the Associated Press.
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The possibilities ranged from offering one week of free fares throughout the system ($6 million in lost revenue); rebates or discounts for customers who bought monthly passes from the MBTA only to see many of their regular trains canceled; or allowing commuter rail passengers to reuse their February pass for another month (about $10.5 million), the report said.
The MassDOT board is expected to decide on March 11 whether to approve any of the passenger compensation options, according to the AP.
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MBTA rail during winter storm Juno. Peter Elmon via Flickr