They blocked a street outside the State House, demanding more funding to avoid future fare increases on senior citizens and disabled riders. Four were arrested. The move follows Gov. Deval Patrick administration doubling fares for door-to-door paratransit service last year.
Disabled MBTA riders protest fare hikes, cuts
Chained their wheelchairs together and blocked traffic at a busy intersection to protest the agency’s decision to double fares for The Ride, its service for disabled riders.