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How Much Will the MBTA Fare Hikes Cost You?

The MBTA expects approximately $43 million in new revenue in the fiscal year that begins on Friday

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    Many commuters are paying more to take public transportation in the Boston area, but a few are paying less. (Published Friday, July 1, 2016)

    Many commuters are paying more to take public transportation in the Boston area, but a few are paying less.

    The MBTA's new fare changes take effect Friday.

    For Charlie Card users, single-ride local bus fares are going up 10 cents to $1.70, while single-ride subway fares will increase by 15 cents to $2.25.

    Commuter rail fares are increasing as much as a dollar to some zones, although some will have no increase.

    Monthly pass users will also see an increase. The LinkPass will rise $9.50, from $75 to $84.50, while 7-day passes will rise $2.25 to $21.25.

    Cash fares on local buses will fall 10 cents to $2.

    The MBTA expects approximately $43 million in new revenue in the fiscal year that begins on Friday.

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