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As Shameca Tyson (L) boarded an MBTA bus at Dudley Station yesterday with her 9-year-old daughter, Tyquannya, driver Ernus Vertus handed her an automated payment ticket.
Above, a pair of CharlieTickets. At left, Shameca Tyson (L) boarded an MBTA bus at Dudley Station yesterday with her 9-year-old daughter, Tyquannya.

Fare trade

MBTA tests its new card-based system to mixed reviews

By Glen Johnson
Globe Staff / February 1, 2005

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The MBTA took its first steps toward 21st-century fare collection yesterday, but not without some stumbles. (Full article: 691 words)

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