The three month test is part of a Massport campaign to build awareness of alternative methods of getting to Logan Airport. The proposal was discussed and approved by the Authority’s Audit & Finance Committee of its Board of Directors at a regularly scheduled meeting on April 9.
The full Board of Directors is expected to approve the three month test of the program at their monthly meeting scheduled for April 26. Fare collection on inbound buses from Logan to South Station would be eliminated between June 1 to September 3.
The move comes at a time when the MBTA is increasing fares by over 20 percent starting July 1.
READ: MBTA Board Approves Fare Hikes
According to figures supplied to CBSBoston , Massport received over one million dollars from the MBTA in their last fiscal year. When the Silver Line service began, Massport assisted the transit authority by investing over $6 million in the purchase of new buses "
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