Boston Reacts to MBTA Fare Hike/Service Cut Letter
The day after the final public hearing, the MBTA announced via open letter that it was planning to both cut service and raise fares ... and in the Twitterverse, it was hard to find anyone who approved. Responses are from within 100km of Brighton. Learn more at wgbhnews.org.
- According to the MBTA's letter, almost 6,000 people attended hearings. Were their voices heard?
- — Tyson Hawk (@TysonHawk)Tue, Mar 13 2012 13:00:53
- — Erin M. Harris (@erinmharris)Tue, Mar 13 2012 14:12:46
- This person particularly noted that the letter came out less than 24 hours after the final public hearing:
- — SelfRighteousCyclist (@SR_Cyclist)Tue, Mar 13 2012 13:19:30
- The Metropolitan Area Planning Council issued a warning that public health will be at risk ... and in turn will hurt the public pocketbook.
- — BostInnovation (@BostInnovation)Tue, Mar 13 2012 12:45:01
- And a few groups organized protests:
- — Occupy Salem (@OccupySalemMA)Tue, Mar 13 2012 11:13:41Protest MBTA Fare Hikes, Service Cuts & Layoffs on Wednesday, March 14th at the MBTA Board Meeting http://fb.me/1c9nsc10P 0P
- Think you have a better solution? Try the MAPC online MBTA fix-it game.
- — StudentsTCuts (@StudentsTCuts)Tue, Mar 13 2012 15:35:29
- But in the end, isn't it all about ... love?
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