On: February 2, 2012

As you may have heard, the MBTA is proposing fare increases and service reductions.The proposed service cuts include eliminating weekend service on the Mattapan trolley, as well as reducing service on some of the bus lines operating out of Ashmont Station.

One proposal calls for eliminating service on the #18 bus (Dot Ave from Ashmont to Andrew Station), either on Sundays or altogether.

Another calls for possibly eliminating weekday service on the #27 bus (Ashmont-Mattapan).

The T is holding a series of community meetings to discuss these proposals.  The closest meetings to the SMAMS district are:

Thursday, Feb 2; 1-3 pm and 6-8 pm
Dorchester House Multi-Service Center
1353 Dorchester Ave, DorchesterIf you want to make your voice heard on these proposals, please attend one of these meetings!

If you cannot attend, you can also email your comments to fareproposal@mbta.com or mail them to:

Fare Proposal
10 Park Plaza, Suite 3910
Boston, MA 02116

The deadline for written comments is March 6, 2012.

To view the T’s information page on these proposals, please click here.