(NECN) - Riders headed to the T are facing a pricier ride around Boston.
The MBTA has imposed its 23-percent fare hike, in efforts to correct a $160 million deficit.
Charlie Card users must now pay $1.50 to ride the bus and $2 for the subway.
For riders using a paper ticket are now paying $2 for the bus and the subway pays $2.50.
The T is also cutting service to other areas.
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