HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2357        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2965

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Christine P. Barber

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act ensuring equitable access to subway and bus service.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Christine P. Barber

34th Middlesex

Tommy Vitolo

15th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2357        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2965

By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2965) of Christine P. Barber and Tommy Vitolo relative to calculation of fares on the heavy rail, light rail, and bus systems of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.  Transportation.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act ensuring equitable access to subway and bus service.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Section 61 of chapter 46 of the acts of 2013 is hereby amended in paragraph (d) by inserting at the end, the following:-

   No fare on the heavy rail, light rail, or bus system shall vary in amount as a result of distance traveled by a rider, or any proxy thereof.