Future MBTA Fare Hikes Would be Limited to 7 Percent Under Proposed State Budget

Rafael Mares, a transit advocate and vice president for the Conservation Law Foundation who urged the T to limit the increases to 5 percent, celebrated the agreement as “a significant victory.”

“We will not give up on the ultimate goal of 5 percent, which more closely tracks inflation, but this is a huge improvement,” he said in a text message Wednesday.

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