T board wary of go-it-alone fare hike

Bruce Mohl | Commonwealth Magazine

FACING PUSHBACK FROM THE PUBLIC  and transportation advocates on a proposed 6.3 percent average MBTA fare increase, some members of the transit agency’s oversight board signaled on Monday that they may not rubber-stamp the increase.

…Many of the advocates, including TransitMatters, said fares should only go up if T service improves and other modes of transportation (ride-sharing apps, personal vehicles) are also facing higher charges…