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T warns fares may rise by up to 20%

Service cuts could limit any increase

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By Noah Bierman
Globe Staff / June 5, 2009

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The MBTA expects to increase fares by at least 15 percent to 20 percent beginning this fall, Patrick administration officials announced yesterday, raising the specter that transit riders will have to pay both higher taxes and more for their CharlieCards by year's end as part of the state's efforts to fix its transportation systems. (Full article: 981 words)

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